Ancient Greece

Linothorax

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Possibly the first “known” form of “Armor Plating”, the process that created this Ancient Greek Armor was unique. Although no known example have s …

Makharia Sword

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Seen around the 5th Century B.C. - The Makharia Sword was a battle sword seen in wide deployment, not only by Greek Warriors, but Persian as well. An early “relativ …

Falx Blade

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Although The Falx is credited with The Dacian People (4th Century B.C. Ancient Greece), the weapon itself has come to be identified with a classification of blade (as opp …

Pelta Shield

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The initial War Shield (Armor) used by many Greek City-States (before the previously discussed Apis Shield), The Pelta were made of wood. Framed in a circular or semi-cir …

Kestros

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Seen around 160 B.C. - The Kestros was a Greek Regional weapon that used the same principles as The Sling. The device was a solid iron “dart” (roughly 9-inche …

Pelpos

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The Pelpos was the standard Feminine dress style of Ancient Greek women, dating to 500 BC (with variants much older). The style was used by both wealthy and common women, …

Sarrisa Spear

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The primary weapon needed to achieve “The Phalanx Formation”, The Sarrisa was a long wooden Spear weapon, possibly designed under commission of Macedonian Kin …

Phalanx

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Possibly on of the oldest “battle” field movements, The Phalanx is possibly over 3,000 years old. Used with great success by Macedonian Alexander and his Armi …

Mycenaean Armor

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The Mycenaean Peoples were the “last” of The Great Bronze Age civilizations which would evolve into the eventual Greek City States. Their military was focused …

Dendra Panoply

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These Armor Suits were so named for their first discovery near the Village of Dendra in Greece. Dating to The Mycenaean Era of 1200 B.C. - they are among the earliest for …