19th century knives, long knives and swords from Lefkada
By George E. Georgas
Who say that the Greeks did not have traditional martial art?
The evidences that we found day by day are growing up. The Ionian islands of the 19th century were a place where the Greeks duel for a matter of honor, for masculinity but more over the long knife dueling was a ritual. The traditional weapon was the long knife, a knife that always was a favor weapon to Greeks from the ancient times.
Read the analysis of Thomas W. Gallant : Honor, Masculinity, and Ritual Knife Fighting in Nineteenth-Century Greece
19th century Κnives from Lefkada