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Spartan Lakonian Sword
Spartan Lakonian Tactical Sword
$234 Spartan Lakonian Tactical Sword w/out Sheath
The Spartan desire for fighting with blades from 12 to 15" long is best summed up by Nicholas
Sekunda in his book "The Spartans" where
he explains: The sword was probably shortened to
make it handier in the crush which ensued when the two phalanx lines met. Normal
were medium-sized cut and thrust weapons. When the spear was broken, they would normally be
used overhand to slash at
the head of the opponent. The sword was shortened in order to
encourage the Lakedaimonian warrior to use more effective thrusting
attacks at the trunk of his
Total Length = 19 ½ "
Blade Length = 14 ¾ "
Blade Width = 2 1/8 " (widest section), 1 11/16" (Narrowest Section)
Blade Thickness =
Handle Length = 4 ¾ "
Handle Width = 7/8 "
Handle: Black Linen Micarta.
Weight = 2 lbs
Also Called the Xiphos
$273 Spartan Lakonian Tactical Sword with Sheath
All Sheaths are Black Buffalo Culatta Leather