Otherwhile isn't much for magic swords. Most swords do the work quite nicely (or, indeed, nastily) in the right hands anyway, so magic seems rather unnecessary. There's also a general lack of lake-dwelling types in samite, ready to fling out enchanted swords like a Dungeons & Dragons DM drunk on power and Cheeto dust.
The real world - our world - on the other hand, did have "magic" swords, complete with inscriptions on their blades. And the British Lilbrary would like your help with one of them. As you can read here.