Overall Length: 26.9"
Blade Length: 18.9"
Blade Width: 2.5"
Grip Length: 3.9"
The Roman Gladius was the side arm of the legionary and one of the most famous swords of all time. The renowned tactics of the Legions where based on the coordinated use of the Gladius and the Scutum (Roman Shield) in formation. While there are some notable exceptions, these tactics dominated the ancient world for centuries. It could be argued that the rise of Rome as an ancient super power was accomplished with the Gladius in hand.
This piece is a custom made one of sword. The guard is hand carved in walnut and ash with solid bronze fittings. The blade is shaped by hand, tempered to a period hardness and sharpened to a fine edge. This style of weapon would have been used in the period around the 1st Century.
There is one available of this sword.
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