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The Roman Pilum: A Lethal Weapon

While swords were in full swing during the days of ancient Rome, there were times when they couldn’t quite make the cut.  In those instances, it was the pilum that came to the rescue.  Basically a long spear or javelin, … Continue reading

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Ancient Rome Oddities To Accompany Your Ancient Rome Armor: The Colosseum, Slaves, Etc.

Ancient Rome was a great civilization boasting of elaborate architecture and fierce fighters among other things.  However, the people of ancient Rome also had some interesting practices and modes of operating in other areas.  For example, when a baby was … Continue reading

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