Antara Cerita dan Sejarah: Meriam Cetbang Majapahit

  • Muhammad Averoes Brawijaya University

Abstract

This research was intended to trace the origin and the form of the Majapahit cetbang cannon. In many medias, cetbang is said to be a Majapahit weapon that was developed from Mongol gunpowder weapons obtained during the Mongol-Chinese attack on Java. The cetbang was described as a breech-loading swivel gun, but the Mongol-Chinese gunpowder weapon was very different from the breech-loading swivel gun. This paper investigated the cetbang cannon based on philological studies, its references in old Javanese language, and similar cannon from other parts of the world.

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Published
2020-12-24
How to Cite
AVEROES, Muhammad. Antara Cerita dan Sejarah: Meriam Cetbang Majapahit. Jurnal Sejarah, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 2, p. 89 - 100, dec. 2020. ISSN 2581-2394. Available at: <http://jurnal.masyarakatsejarawan.or.id/index.php/js/article/view/285>. Date accessed: 11 apr. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.26639/js.v3i2.285.