Free Catalog with $50 Purchase

Sign up for our newsletter

"I am a subscriber to the Medieval Collectables newsletter, and an occasional customer. I want to mention how much I appreciate the quality you put in your newsletters. They're always so much more than the typical sales pitch you get from other companies -- I love the history lessons, recipes, and tidbits of information that are always included. It makes it a delight to read, rather than just another junk email to wade through. I am bringing this up because I think it bears being said, and I want you to realize that your work is appreciated. Keep up the good work!"
- Chaim B
More Reviews
Valentines Day Sale

Spartan Shield

Best Price Guarantee
SKU: MC-MAZ-300SH
Price:  $60.00 
Rating(s) starstarstarstarstar (0)
Out of Stock. Estimated to ship in 3-5 business days. [?]

In Stock: Means this item is available and in stock at our warehouse.

Out of Stock: Means this item can be ordered today and is estimated to ship after the time shown.

Gift Wrap for $7.00?
Qty:  

Have a Question About This Item?

1-877-637-9673 | Email Us | Returns
Share:

Product Details

The Spartan Shield was an efficient thing; that cannot be questioned. Originally constructed from wood, with a layer of bronze over it, this heavy shield (also known as an aspis) could be used effectively for defense'or for bashing. A more stylistic reference from modern culture, this aspis would have been used by Spartan hoplites in their phalanx, offering not only a degree of personal defense but also security to the man directly to their left. Known not only as an aspis but also as a hoplon, this shield is set with the capital lambda'a symbol used by ancient Spartans as a symbol of their homeland, Lacedaemon. Also a functional weapon, the weight and blunt edges of this shield would have been deadly-efficient in knocking other soldiers down'or unconscious. The Spartan Shield was proof positive that in the hands of an expert warrior, the best defense is near-impenetrable'and can even be turned into a moderately effective offense. Maybe that's why Spartans were so feared

Key Features
  • Heavy Weight Construction
  • Made From Aluminum with Rubberized Backing
  • Functioning Handle and Nylon Arm-Strap


  • Measurements
  • Overall Diameter: 24 Inches
  • Find more products like this in:

    GreekGreek Shields

    Customer Reviews

    Customer Review(s)
    5 Star
     
    4 Star
     
    3 Star
     
    2 Star
     
    1 Star
     
    Please login first to write a review.