Gladius - Mainz type, with scabbard, one of the weapons with which the legionaries of Rome conquered large parts of the then known world was the short sword. The various types are categorized primarily by means of the blade or the location.
This sword (lat. Gladius) is the Mainz type with a two-edged blade. It is extremely efficient for slashing and stamping techniques and was a feared melee weapon.
This replica has a blade of EN45 spring steel, which is not sharpened. The handle is made of wood and bone.
The ornate sword sheath is made of leather-wrapped wood, which has fittings made of brass and sheet metal.
A leather strap, which is attached to the handgrips, ensures a comfortable carrying of the sword.
- Gladius Mainz type
- Ornamental scabbard
- with leather carrying strap
- Blade material: EN45 spring steel
- Overall length: approx. 63.5 cm
- Blade length: approx. 43.5 cm
- Handle length: approx. 20 cm
- Weight: approx. 840 g
Specs may vary slightly from piece to piece.