Gladius Sword

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Ancient Roman Gladius Sword

Ancient Roman Gladius SwordGladius is a Latin word for sword. The Ancient Romans adopted their sword design from the Greeks, later during the conquest of Spain, they used swords that were similar to swords used by Celtic people of Hallstatt culture living in the Iberian Peninsula. The three primary types of gladius type swords are the Mainz gladius, the Pomeii gladius and the Fulham gladius.

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