Alongside the sword, the uniform of the Roman soldier was incomplete without a small dagger pugio by their side. Read More...
When holding one of these in your hands, you are instantly transported back to the days of the birth of the Roman Empire. Wrapping your hands around a weapon of incredible similarity which was used by Brutus and Cassius to end the life of Julius Caesar, ushering in a new age that would forever shape world history.
The Crusaders embarked on many missions to conquer Jerusalem. armed for battle with shields, swords and ancient daggers. Many of these items, hidden for centuries under the topsoil, have now been discovered in the ancient battlefields of the Holy Land.
In the time of King David the Philistines would sell the bronze bars used to forge the ancient weapons of the day.