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Roman Sparta Sword

Product Code: S5709M

Roman Sparta Sword S5709M

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Roman Sparta Sword
Originally the spatha was used by the Roman cavalry and as horsemen were regularly recruited from Gallic tribes the sword owes its origin to the Celts who when recruited were issued chainmail shirts, oval shields, helmets and swords of their own native style. Early spathae are depicted on tombstones with hilts and scabbards very close to legionary types. It is likely that the auxiliary cavalry units copied legionary fashions making these swords essentially a hybrid between Celtic and Roman weapon design.

The spatha began to replace the shorter gladius as the primary Roman sword from about AD.100 onwards. The Romans continued to use their spathae right up until the decline of the Roman Empire.

Key Features

  • EN45 Spring Steel
  • Historically Accurate
  • High Quality Construction

Attributes

  • This sword has a sharp edge
  • This sword is functional
  • This sword is made from EN45 high carbon spring steel
  • This sword is hand forged

Specifications

  Imperial Metric
Weight 51.9oz 1.47kg
Blade Length 25" 63.5cm
Blade Width 178" 4.8cm
Grip Length 10" 25.4cm
Overall 35" 88.9cm
Steel EN45 Spring Steel

Availability

1 In Stock

OUR PRICE: 85.45 / 98.27 (Including VAT at 20%)



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