Greek Spearhead


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Description of the Product

The Greeks are best remembered from their works in the fields of politics, mathematics, literature, philosophy and sculpture. It should not be forgotten that no empire has been built by purely peaceful means. The Greeks were fearless and skillful soldiers, and the battles of Marathon, Thermopylae and Salamis are the stuff of legends due to the strategy and tactics of the Greek army, based on the infantry. The Greek Spearhead was the integral part of the principal weapon of the Hoplite, a heavily armed foot soldier whose principal weapon was “the long shadowed spear.” It was a weapon that varied in length from 2 to up to 6 meters (6 to 18 feet), and could be used both as spear and pike. Shorter versions were used as throwing weapons. The earlier versions were made of bronze, but iron, once it was available, became the material of choice for the Greek spearhead.

Shaft not included. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.

Fits in a 30mm (1 1/5”) diameter shaft.
Weight 570g (1 lb 4oz), overall 43,9cm (17”), blade 28cm (11”) long, 7.0cm (2 ¾”) wide.

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