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Roman greave with god Mars, Croatia, found in Sava river. Štitnik za nogu s likom boga Marsa (iz korita Save)

Roman greave with god Mars, Croatia, found in Sava river.

Roman greave, ocrea. Regensburg museum

greave - a piece of armor used to protect the shin. In Caesar's time they seem to have been distinguished by armoured greaves protecting the shins and a deep plated belt.

ROMAN LEGIONARY SCUTUM (SHIELD) RING OF THE II ADIUTRIX COMMEMORATING THE BATTLE OF HATRA IN 117 AD

ROMAN LEGIONARY SCUTUM (SHIELD) RING OF THE II ADIUTRIX COMMEMORATING THE BATTLE OF HATRA IN 117 AD

CHALCIDIAN TINNED BRONZE HELMET. 5-4в. д.н.э.

CHALCIDIAN TINNED BRONZE HELMET. 5-4в. д.н.э.

Italic civilizations, 1st century b. C. Bronze statuette representing a standard bearer. From Alba Fucens (Abruzzo region, Italy) Chieti, Museo Nazionale Archeologico Dell’Abruzzo (Archaeological Museum)

Italic civilizations, 1st century b. C. Bronze statuette representing a standard bearer. From Alba Fucens (Abruzzo region, Italy) Chieti, Museo Nazionale Archeologico Dell’Abruzzo (Archaeological Museum)

A Phalera, a medal of honor given to the bravest soldiers among the Roman legionnaire

A Phalera, a medal of honor given to the bravest soldiers among the Roman legionnaire

A ROMAN IRON AND TINNED BRONZE CAVALRY HELMET   CIRCA SECOND HALF OF 2ND CENTURY-EARLY 3RD CENTURY A.D.   Formed of iron with tinned bronze overlay decoration

Roman iron & tinned bronze cavalry helmet circa half of century, early century A. Formed of iron with tinned bronze overlay decoration

Ancient Roman Calvary depiction including Hasta

Relief of a Roman horseman

Jousting Armour of Philip I      Currently in the Royal Armouries Madrid    This armour was intended for a form of tournement contest known in Spain as the Justa Real, or Royal Joust. It is essentually a Spanish Variant of the type of armour worn throughout Europe in the fifteenth Century for the Joust with Blunt Lances (in German, Gestech).

Jousting Armour of Philip I. Intended for a form of tournament contest known in Spain as the Justa Real, or Royal Joust, essentially a Spanish variant of the type of armour worn throughout Europe in the for the Joust with Blunt Lances

Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.   27¾in (70.5cm) long; and nine accompanying bronze fittings with similar ring-dot motifs, including seven discoid attachments of various sizes, one square, and another with a rounded top and pointed base, each with attachment tangs or loops behind, 3½in (8.3cm) longest (10)  Read more: http://sword-site.com/thread/299/roman-sword-spatha-semispatha-paraspatha#ixzz3YnwLNSnO

Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D. 27¾in (70.5cm) long; and nine accompanying bronze fittings with similar ring-dot motifs, including seven discoid attachments of various sizes, one square, and another with a rounded top and pointed base, each with attachment tangs or loops behind, 3½in (8.3cm) longest (10) Read more: http://sword-site.com/thread/299/roman-sword-spatha-semispatha-paraspatha#ixzz3YnwLNSnO

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