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The Abandonment of the Gladius for the Spatha - Why?
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Casmin:2w3x6h6h Wrote:
Steve Sarak:2w3x6h6h Wrote:The samurai sword after hours of smashing against the metal rim of Roman shields or metal helmets will become blunt, then what?

Not meaning to nitpick your post but you don't use a sword against metal or shields and such. It's designed to cut flesh. It's not like an axe.

That's my point.

Ah, I see. Big Grin
Michael Paglia
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