Roman military equipment back to mainpage roman military mainpage roman military equipment muscle cuirass greaves roman body armour, lorica and greaves early lorica segmentata to the left, and lorica hamata to the right, both little statues are in the british museum in london lorica: lump of rusted mail armor hooks to close the mail. Read roman body armour by hilary & john travis with rakuten kobo this book assesses current views of the body armour used by the roman army and its development, melding these with the a. Body armor lorica segmentata arguably the most famous form of roman body armor is the lorica segmentata, the “strip armor” seen in such films as gladiator and ben hur (albeit in a very inaccurate form. Roman armor was the last line of defense against the enemy during battle we have roman body armor such as centurion, lorica segmenta and muscle armor loricas were used by the roman empire between the 2nd and 3rd century ad.
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During the expansion of rome and the acquisition of new territory, the roman armies were often met by heavy resistance and bloody conflicts the armies needed a type of protection that would safely protect soldiers and would ensure victory for rome that is the reason armour (upper body) in. Roman armor - history of roman military equipment roman empire and roman republic managed to shape history of europe and the world in a significant way in part because of its incredible military strength, which enabled rulers of rome to expand their holdings across vast distances. The ceramic used in body armor is called alumina, with the chemical formula al2o3 sapphires are made of alumina, and sapphire is a very strong material (see this site ) you can also find rigid plates made out of the plastic polyethylene. Body armor is combat equipment designed with various materials, but usually of metal, employed to protect a warrior’s body during violent combat the warrior’s shield is the oldest defensive military equipment piece a wide belt to protect the stomach was another piece of early body armor.
Archaeologists excavate well-preserved roman soldier's chain mail it was the first time that such a well-preserved piece of body armor was excavated on a roman-germanic battlefield this piece. Featured in roman body armour, by hilary and john travis, (amberley publishing, 2012) reproduced by permission of the publisher always great borrowers, the romans may have first encountered mail used by their celtic opponents from the third century bc. Armour, also spelled armor, also called body armour, protective clothing with the ability to deflect or absorb the impact of projectiles or other weapons that may be used against its wearer. While light infantry wore little armor to allow free movement, shielded only by a roman tunic, legionary soldiers and centurions were given the superior protection of the lorica hamata, which provided good coverage across the body.
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