The Roman Gladius Sword by Marto of Toledo Spain is a sword of the Mainz type, used between the 2nd century B.C. and the 1st century A.D. This one, particularly ornamented, replicates a sword that could really have belonged to an very important person like the great Julius Caesar. The typical shaped steel blade has black decorations along its middle line. The antiqued silver plated cast metal is ornamented with figures sculpted in relief, whilst the handgrip is in anatomically worked wood.
Roman Gladius Sword, Mainz type, was used between the second century B.C. and 1st century A.D.
Julius Caesar, Gaius Julious Caesar (101 b.C. 44 b.C.) was the greatest soldier and political leader of ancient Rome.
During his lifetime the frontiers of the empire were pushed forward
and secured; Rome was transformed from a republic into a government with
a single ruler, and Caesar was its first dictator. He wrote some of the
finest works of history in Latin, describing the campaigns he fought in
Gaul and the Civil Wars; he was an architect, a mathematician, and one
of the ancients world orators.
There is no doubt that Caesar was ambitious and that he enjoyed the
great power placed in his hands. It is said that he wished to be crowned
king. This was the reason that the conspirators led by Cassius and
Brutus gave for his murder: Caesar has become too powerful and danger
for the survival of the
High Quality Sword of the Exclusive Collection “Historical, Fantastic and Legend Swords” made by MARTO.
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