ROME. Perhaps THE most powerful empire in the history of the world, determined to crush and swallow any who dared oppose her.
GREECE. Spartans renowned for their dedication and rigorously tough training. A mighty clash of two great cultures, locked in the battle for…
The Greco-Roman Book contains detailed, step-by-step instructions, patterns, and full color pictures to create one-of-a-kind duct tape weapons, helmets, armor and costumes.
Educational as well as FUN!
The Greco-Roman Book includes historical details about every weapon in the book.
Javelin-Pilum – The javelin was a basic missile hurled at enemies from a distance. The Greek javelin had a basic wooden shaft with a sharp iron head. The Roman javelin, or Pilum, (plural, Pila) had a long, soft iron head which, when it hit the enemy, would hopefully pierce through the shield and hit the soldier behind. Or, it would stick in the shield, then bend, making the shield exceedingly heavy, weighing it down and making the shield practically useless. If the javelin hit the ground it would also bend, and could not be thrown back – a useful feature in warfare!