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- Fri Sep 18, 2015 3:59 pm
- Forum: 55BC-410AD
- Topic: Planked Shield Without Reenforcement?
- Replies: 4
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Thanks Matt (Paul here by the way). As you know, I've been planning to create an early medieval planked shield. Most of the references I've seen have been frustratingly Indistinct as to whether the backing and front are rawhide or leather ( as you indicated). Would there be any practical benefit in ...
I excavated a hobnail from a boot in a late 4th/ early 5th century context at Dorchester on Thames. And I've used mine to walk Hadrians Wall and on the Wansdyke this Saturday. They absolutely improve grip on grass, mud and gravel!
- Wed Nov 16, 2011 5:22 pm
- Forum: Societies
- Topic: Looking for re-enactors in London
- Replies: 9
- Views: 2108
Well, I'm in SW London, do Early and Late Roman, and I know f another ( CELER on Roman Army Talk) who lives in Brixton, not far from you. There must be more though!!
Including this one on Jan 19th. Possibly more than I needed to know....... " A COLLECTOR AND HIS HOLY GRAIL Dr Dyfri Williams, Research Keeper of the Department of Greece and Rome, British Museum. This talk will look at what we know of both the colourful history of the Warren Cup and of its fir...
Hi Yes, the Romans did- both literary and archaeological evidence. Here are a couple of links http://www.romanarmy.com/rat/viewtopic.php?t=13444&highlight=arming+cap And here http://www.romanarmy.com/rat/viewtopic.php?t=3122&highlight=arming+cap And here is a link to an "arming cap"...
Hi, Some other thoughts- for Romans/ auxillaries, Legio XIIII with the Batavian auxillaries (declares interest- I'm one of the Batavians)- next show at Scarborough 18th/19th August http://www.romanarmy.net/events.htm For gladiators, try Britannia (also for Romano Brits) http://www.durolitum.co.uk/gl...
Hi, Try http://www.armamentaria.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=12&sort=20a&page=2&zenid=vjtgnd3d80v416tlsnmlhncif7 This should take you straight to the accessories page - lots of good stuff. Or type armamentaria into Google? Highly recommended- with some products available...
Madoc is absolutely right re RAT http://www.romanarmy.com - a great forum, where there is huge knowledge. Also the Legio XX handbook is excellent http://www.larp.com/legioxx/hndbk.html. The Vicus are good guys-and for other Roman groups, look at:- http://www.romanarmy.net/ (Midlands based) http://ww...