Products tagged with 'short swords'
Admired for his fighting skills by the throngs of citizens that attended the Gladiatorial Games, the Gladiator Spiculus became personally favored by the Roman Emperor Nero. Spiculus was lavishly rewarded for his exploits in the arena. We've designed this gladius to be true to the period, but worthy of a champion.
This Renaissance period short sword (or long dagger) has a sharpened, double-edged 1055 high carbon blade. Highly engraved guard and pommel, hand-carved rosewood grip. Leather scabbard with engraved steel throat and chape included. Overall 20-1/2 inches.
The Hattin offers a sharp front-loaded blade whose center of percussion is capable of tremendous cleaving blows and chopping strikes. Yet, its center of gravity is well-balanced enough for a quick center-of rotation that gives its curved point impressive play. It is a serious cutting blade not for the weak-of-heart or weak-of-arm. Whether noble knight or common man at arms, it’s a prime example of this lesser-known and under-appreciated European sword form.
Truly worthy of a Roman officer, this beautiful Centurion Gladius has a high carbon steel blade that has been hand forged, tempered and factory sharpened. Baldric & scabbard included. Overall 28 inches.
This is the shortest version of the Roman swords and the most popular one. It has parallel cutting edges and a triangular tip. Turned ash and maple handle. 2" wide. 28 inches overall. Comes factory sharp.
This gladius in the maintz pattern has a faux ivory grip with ornate brass applique on the scabbard. Overall 28 inches.