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Roman Gladius Sword – Child Size

£11.25

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Our Child Size Roman Gladius Sword is hand crafted from wood and painted with a high quality finish. It is a great learning aid for kids studying Key Stage 2 (KS2) history. 


Buy the Roman Gladius Sword – Child Size with confidence from the UK’s leading Roman Armour retailer.

Length: 55cm
Blade Length: 39cm
Width: 7cm
Weight: 182g


All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece

SKU: AH3449JR

Availability: In stock

Excl. Tax: £11.25 Incl. Tax: £13.50
Excl. Tax: £11.25 Incl. Tax: £13.50
Deepeeka

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The Roman Gladius was the primary weapon of the Roman Legionary and was used in conjunction with the 'Scutum' (shield) and 'Pilum' (spear). Its design was strongly influenced by the swords used by the Iberian (Spanish) Celts. It was predominantly designed as a thrusting weapon and was in use in one form or another from the 4th Century BC to the 3rd Century AD. The Pompeii Gladius takes its name from the archaeological site in Italy where, during excavations, 4 such swords were found. The swords are dated to before 79AD - the year that Pompeii was buried in volcanic ash. The Pompeii Gladius, along with the earlier Mainz Pattern Gladius, would have been issued to the garrison at Hadrian’s Wall. Examples can be seen in H. Russell Robinson’s book "What The Soldiers Wore On Hadrians Wall'".

Our Child Size Roman Gladius Sword is hand crafted from wood and painted with a high quality finish. It is a great learning aid for kids studying Key Stage 2 (KS2) history. 

Buy the Roman Gladius Sword – Child Size with confidence from the UK’s leading Roman Armour retailer.

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Manufacturer Deepeeka
Specification

Length: 55cm
Blade Length: 39cm
Width: 7cm
Weight: 182g

All dimensions are approximate and may vary from piece to piece

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