SW139 Basic roman gladius


In the roman legions, rookies were called "Tiro". As they were not as wealthy as the older legionaries, they could not afford to pay for the richly decorated swords and scabbards which were in use at this time - and most surely began their careers which plain and simple weapons, such as this one.

Total length 74cm.

× All these weapons have steel or bronze blades, but are not intended for fencing, unless otherwise specified.