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Elmo Montefortino

Montefortino type helmets. A chronology.

The Montefortino helmet is kind of a unique case in the military equipment of the ancient world, and not only concerning the Italic context. It was used for a very long time (actually, for centuries), a complex origin, with branches of many…

"Their arms bright and in good order": care and wealth of weaponry in the Roman army

During the course of History, displaying wealth and a good appearance has always been a mean to materially show status and power. This behaviour is also widespread in the military world, particularly in the Ancient world, and even more particularly…