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➲ Roman Shields (Elite) Read ➺ Author MC Bishop – 18th-century.co The introduction of the scutum in the 4th century BC revolutionized the way the Romans fought Instead of being purely defensive the shield became a weapon in its own right Using the top edge or boss tThe introduction of the scutum in the 4th century BC revolutionized the way the Romans fought Instead of being purely defensive the shield became a weapon in its own right Using the top edge or boss to punch an opponent or the lower rim to smash down on their feet it served to unbalance an enemy and allow the sword to do its.

Work The versatility of the scutum was characterized by the testudo a formation the Romans used offensively like a pedestrian tank Meanwhile other shield types euipped the auxiliaries who fought alongside the legionaries The curved rectangular scutum survived into the 3rd century AD only to be replaced by an oval slightly d.

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  3. HMS Warspite HMS Warspite says:

    Roman Shields Kindle ↠ â ePUB 18th century.co roman ebok, shields free, elite epub, Roman Shields PDF/EPUBThe Roman Legions would march over much of the known world in their time carrying their distinctive weapons and euipment Among these was the Roman shield which came in several varieties useful in defense and offense Author MC Bishop has the many details in this fascinating Osprey Elite Series bookWhat we now know about the shields of the Roman Legions depends on a variety of ancient artwork fragmentary archeological remains and the surviving writings from the period The author successfully mines all these sources for an informative narrative that keeps close to the record The text is nicely supported with representations of period artwork and modern illustrations and diagrams including of the famous tortoise formation Well recommended to students of the Roman Army


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