The Roman shield (scutum) is most famously paired with the sword (gladius), but they were commonly paired with the spear in the earlier and later periods. Here we have a little look at the Roman shield and spear used together.
I have discovered the real secret to the Roman Army shield (scutum) and it will literally blow your mind. Shield from Fabrica Cacti, sword from Dynasty Forge.
Looking at the Mainz Gladius (Roman Sword) replica by Dynasty Forge. Product: Dynasty Forge direct: https://www.dynastyforge.com/swords/european_arms/swords/roman_mainz_gladius/ The Knight Shop: https://www.theknightshop.com/dynasty-forge-roman-mainz-gladius
A first look at the great training shields (Roman scutum) from Fabrica Cacti. The Roman scutum is probably the most important weapon in understanding the Roman Army’s battle tactics. Fabrica Cacti: https://www.facebook.com/FabricaCacti/ Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria
The Roman sword’s guard wasn’t really a guard in the way we normally mean that word. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria
Georgios Georgas is an instructor of historical martial arts in the Academy of historical European Martial Arts “Leontes” – club focused on late Byzantine and post-Byzantine period of history but they also study and practice ancient, medieval, renaissance and modern swordsmanship. “As far I remember myself, I grew up with the epics stories and poems…
Did the Romans ever dual-wield their gladius swords, as seen in movies like Gladiator or TV shows like Spartacus? Looking at Roman weapons of war, as well as the equipment of the dimachaerus. Extra videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria
A brief look at the famous Roman armour known as lorica segmentata, in this case replicated by Fabrica Cacti: https://www.facebook.com/FabricaCacti/ http://www.fabricacacti.freha.pl/
Is The Roman Gladius (Sword) Really That Good? More videos on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scholagladiatoria