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Legionarys Gladius (Full- Size Oak)

Product Code: TAOBLG

Rome's Legions first encountered this sword, literally at the sharp end, while fighting the Spanish soldiers in Hannibal's Carthaginian army. This, the Gladius Hispanicus (Spanish Sword) was soon adopted by all Rome's legions. Compared to their classic swords, this gladius had a shorter but stronger blade, ideal for their forward thrusting style of combat. In battle they tried to close in tight, pressing the enemy up against their rectangular Scutum shields as they thrusted their swords into the belly of the enemy.

58cm/22.75" long approx.

Please Note: These replicas are not recommended for anyone under 11 years old due to their size and nature. They are meant as collectible replicas for adults and young adult enthusiasts.

Handmade out of oak with jute handle.
 

Usually dispatched in 10-20 days.

Please Note: We have plenty of this manufacturers items in stock, but have placed a more accurate dispatch time to avoid disapointment. If you need something quicker than the usual time mentioned above, please contact us and we can see if its available.

£14.62

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