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Roman Swords and Greek Swords

Roman Swords and Greek Swords

Whether you're standing shoulder to shoulder on the beaches of Troy or facing down a Thracian gladiator in Rome, these are the swords you would have used.
SBA-GLADIUS-VESPARUM

Roman Gladius Vesparum: Wasp-waisted Roman Gladius

$89

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SBA-GLADIUS-VESPARUM

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SBA-GLADIUSLEGIONNAIRE

The Legionnaire: Rugged, Crowned Roman Gladius with Leather Grip

$77

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SBA-GLADIUSLEGIONNAIRE

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SBA-GLADIUSPRAETORIAN

Roman Gladius: Praetorian Guard

$88

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SBA-GLADIUSPRAETORIAN

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SBA-GREEKSWORD

Spartan-Style Greek Sword with Leather Belt and Scabbard

$105

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SBA-GREEKSWORD

In Stock

SBA-PHALANX-BLADE

Ancient Greek Hoplite's Phalanx Blade

$68

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SBA-PHALANX-BLADE

In Stock

SBA-ROMANGLADIUSIII

Roman Gladius Type III with Double Loop Scabbard

$80

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SBA-ROMANGLADIUSIII

In Stock

SBBR-PERSIANWARSWD

Alexander the Great Persian War Sword

$170

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SBBR-PERSIANWARSWD

In Stock

SBC-CAESARSWORD

Imperator - Richly Detailed, Decorative Gladius of Julius Caesar

$199

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SBC-CAESARSWORD

In Stock

SBCM-MAXIMUS

Gladius of the Roman General Maximus from Gladiator

$85

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SBCM-MAXIMUS

In Stock

SBDK-ROMANSWORD

Roman Gladius with Contoured Blade and Brass Pommel

$135

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SBDK-ROMANSWORD

In Stock

SBMU-LRP-COHORTGLADIUS

Foam LARP Cohort Gladius

$54

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SBMU-LRP-COHORTGLADIUS

In Stock

SBC-GLADIUSDECIMUS

Tenth Legion Roman Tribune Gladius
With Decorative Sheath

$132

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SBC-GLADIUSDECIMUS

Out of Stock

SBC-GLADIUSMAINTZRED

Decorative Mainz Gladius, Red

$123

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SBC-GLADIUSMAINTZRED

Out of Stock

SBMU-LRP-DARKAVENGER

Foam / Latex One-Handed Longsword

$78

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SBMU-LRP-DARKAVENGER

Out of Stock

Strongblade Lore
(A Bit of History According to Strongblade)

The Roman Gladius descended from a Spanish weapon became the trademark weapon of the Roman legions. The blade of the Gladius is short and stocky perfectly suited for in close fighting. The gladius was primarily used as a thrusting weapon but the dual edged blade could also be used as a slashing weapon. The sword was ideal for the Romans, who used it while in formation, with all soldiers drawing their swords from their right side with their right hand.

Gladiators adopted a (shorter) version of the gladius as one of their primary weapons and, in a burst of wild creativity, were named after their swords. In fact, the Latin word Gladius translates as sword. Not a lot of creativity there but darn good fighters.

Inspired by Model SBDK-ROMANSWORD

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