Saidak

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Saidak

 

(also sagaidak, sadak, saadak; Turkic), a mounted warrior’s weapon, consisting of a bow with a bow case and arrows in a quiver; a cover (tokhtuid) was drawn over the quiver while on the march. The precursor of the saidak was the gory-tus. The saidak was widely used among the Turkic peoples and Mongols and in Rus’ before the 17th century.

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