gladius

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gladius

[′glād·ē·əs]
(engineering)
pen
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He used a Roman sword because the Romans were great law-givers.
Other items brought in have included wooden Roman swords and even mummified Barbie dolls.
It wasn't one long sword, but two Roman swords, and it was a baptism of fire.
It wasn't one long sword but two Roman swords. And two–handed fighting is very, very different and difficult.
The most famous political coup in literature is given the summertime Oddsocks treatment with much tearing of togas and swishing of roman swords.
Admitting that he takes up fencing in his spare time to keep his hand in, he found the long sword a very different weapon from the rapiers and short Roman swords he's used to.
He also got to hold replica Roman swords at the Housesteads and Segedunum forts.