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The Gladius: The Roman Short Sword (Weapon)


Super Savings Item! Save 38% on the The Gladius: The Roman Short Sword (Weapon) by imusti at Birzula. MPN: OSPWPN051. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. One of the most feared weapons in the ancient world, the gladius was lethal both on the battlefield and in the arena. Literary sources tell of the


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One of the most feared weapons in the ancient world, the gladius was lethal both on the battlefield and in the arena. Literary sources tell of the terror it inspired, while archaeological evidence of wounds inflicted is testament to its deadly effect. By pulling together strands of literary, sculptural, and archaeological evidence, renowned expert M.C. Bishop creates a narrative of the gladius' development, exploring the way in which the shape of the short sword changed as soldiers and gladiators evolved their fighting style.

Drawing together historical accounts, excavated artifacts, and the results of the latest scientific analyses of the blades, this volume reveals the development, technology, training and use of the gladius hispaniensis: the sword that conquered the Mediterranean.

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Manufacturer:Osprey Publishing
Brand:imusti
Part Number:OSPWPN051
Publisher:Osprey Publishing
Studio:Osprey Publishing
MPN:OSPWPN051
EAN:9781472815859
Item Weight:0.62 pounds
Item Size:0.3 x 9.82 x 9.82 inches
Package Weight:0.62 pounds
Package Size:7.17 x 0.31 x 0.31 inches

The Gladius: The Roman Short Sword (Weapon) by imusti

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