Blade length 50 cm
The total length of the sword is 70 cm
The width of the guard is 9 cm
The width of the blade at the guard is 7 cm
The thickness of the blade at the guard is 5 mm
Gladius weight 800 gr
The blade is made of high-carbon alloy steel 65G. The blade is tempered (hardness 50 HRC).
Handle: beech and birch.
Designed for contact fencing.
There are no weaknesses in the design.
The difference from cold weapons is the lack of sharpening of the blade.
The blade is blunted (the thickness of the blade edge is 2 mm).
An ancient Roman gladius short sword with a Pompeii-type blade. Artifacts of this sword were found during the excavations of the city of Pompeii, which died during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.