Roman Armour Roman armour was the last line of defense against the enemy during battle. We have many pieces of roman armour. We have Roman body armour such as centurion, Lorica Segmenta and muscle armour. Loricas were used by the Roman Empire between 2nd and 3rd century AD. The Lorica Segmentata consisted of iron strips that wrapped around the front and back of a legionarie and were fastened together with leather straps on the inside. For leg protection we carry the Roman greaves and Gladiator greaves. Arm protection includes roman bracers and Gladiator arms. Medieval Collectibles is your online source for the complete Roman Armor to give you that Roman soldier look. We carry functional Steel and leather roman armor that can be used in Roman re-enactments.
An exquisitely crafted set of armour reviving the grandeur and attention to detail of noble ancient armours! Each Royal Muscle Armour cuirass has its own attached, sectioned black leather skirted front.
This attractive harness provides full frontal and rear torso protection. Our Centurion Armour has a classic Roman Style making this perfect for Roman soldiers, gladiators, centurions, and even praetorian guards!
From the movie Gladiator we bring you Armor of the Spaniard. The cuirass has all leather construction with adjustable straps. The vambrace and wrist strap are leather. Vambrace features adjustable leather lacing, so one size fits most.
Clad in the Leather Praetorian Battle Armor Set, you will look the part of a ranked warrior and soldier of Ancient Rome. The armor is crafted for both protection and flexibility, and it will serve the warrior that wears it well indeed.
Our leather Gladiator Pauldron is intentionally sold individually and not as a pair because Gladiators wore armor on the arm that was not using a sword. Pair this pauldron with any of our Roman armor for a great gladiator ensemble.
Our leather Lorica Segmenta gives you the chance to own Roman armor without the weight, and at a great price. Our Lorica Segmentata is made from medium weight 7/8 oz. (LARP Grade) leather and is available in black or brown.
Similar to the greaves worn by Russell Crowe in the movie Gladiator, these leather greaves are made of thick armor grade, 13/15 oz. leather and have two buckles in the back for securing them on to your legs.
This eye catching Greek armour is made of blackened steel with decorative brass lion and dragon ornaments. Our wearable muscle armour includes the breastplate and backplate and looks stunning over chainmail.
The Praetorian Leather Cuirass and Pauldron Set expands on the classic look of an armored Roman soldier by adding protective shoulder pieces to the mix. The result is a suit of leather armor that any warrior would gladly wear!
The Lorica Segmentata is believed to have been widely used at the height of the Roman Empire, although it never completely replaced the mail and scale armor. To the modern mind the Lorica Segmentata typifies the Roman soldier.
Chainmail, called Lorica Hamata by the Romans, was in use before the reign of Caesar until well after Trajan. The handsome chainmail shirt is trimmed in leather at the arms and throat. The butted rings are blackened.
The Roman Lorica Segmentata is solidly constructed in 18 gauge steel and based on an original piece. This Lorica Segmentata will fit chest sizes up to 44 Inches (over garments). Fittings are authentically styled and cast in brass.
Rome ruled one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen, an empire of united government, communication, and a strong army of well drilled fighters. This set recreates the armour that those fighters would have worn.
A select number of distinguished Roman officers known as Centurions were so-named because they originally were in control of units of 100 men. The historical Roman Centurion Armour Display comes complete with stand, helm, and segmentata.
Lorica Segmentata includes the Roman breastplate and backplate. This Lorica Segmentata wearable armour is sized for the average person of ancient Rome. The Lorica Segmentata is sold without a helmet or stand.
Early armor of Rome was influenced heavily by earlier Greek armour, and it would not be unusual to see early Roman armies wearing armour and helmets similar to those worn by the soldiers of Greece and Gaul.
Greaves are designed to protect the lower leg from the cut of a sword or the vicious kicking that occurred during battle. Our Roman Greaves feature an articulated knee piece that provides extra protection.
Our Lorica Segmenta Bracers will compliment any Roman or medieval outfit. Wear them with your Lorica Segmenta or with any other armour, and they will look great. They are made of layered 7/8 oz. leather with laces in the back.
To a ranking Roman soldier, a war skirt was a stylish addition to their armor and an extra piece of protection to keep him safe in battle. This Praetorian Leather Battle Skirt offers to you a similar accent with ancient style.
This all leather Spartacus Belt from the hit STARZ series Spartacus has iron rings and metal accents. The Spartacus Belt has adjustable rear belts, fits approximately 36 - 45 Inch waist, and is 9 Inches high at tallest point.
A typical lorica segmentata, the armor favored by Roman soldiers, covered only the chest and shoulders. In order for a soldier to protect their arms as well, they would have to don the additional Lorica Segmentata Arm Attachment.
Not all gladiators entered into the arena with limited armor. Some, like the secutor gladiator, would have worn heavy armor like this Gladiator Front and Back Plate, all with the intention of making the fight more entertaining.
Flexible, fast, and protective, this Praetorian Leather Cuirass is the armor for a warrior who needs to stay mobile and light. Plus, its old-world Roman style and rich color makes it a great way for a warrior to show off style, too.
The armor a gladiator wore often depended on their type, although a more common piece of gladiatorial armor was this Iron Gladiator Scaled Arm Guard. This protector offers the defense of metal armor in a rather lightweight package.
Some gladiators wore very little armor, choosing instead to go into the arena carrying their given weapon, limited clothing, and this Gladiator Leather Segmentata Arm Guard, preferring to rely on offense to grant them victory.
The armor a gladiator wore often depended on their type, although a more common piece of gladiatorial armor was this Gladiator Scaled Leather Arm Guard. This protector offers a modicum of defense, while also being quite lightweight.
The stunning detail and iconic look of this Roman Commander Cuirass makes it a must-have piece for any reenactor or Roman collector. It is inspired by the legendary muscle cuirasses that Greek and Roman warriors so favored.
Some gladiators wore very little armor, choosing instead to go into the arena carrying their given weapon, limited clothing, and this Gladiator Leather Segmentata Left Arm Guard, preferring to rely on offense to grant them victory.
The Stainless Steel Lorica Segmentata is the armor that is pictured whenever the common person pictures a Roman soldier. This armor features an impressive look that is every-bit as protective as a series of metal plates appears.
The Leather Lorica Segmentata is the classic armor that is pictured whenever the common person pictures a Roman soldier. This armor features a look that is every-bit as protective as a series of interlocked leather plates appears.
Equally important as core protection to the warriors of old was hand protection. These Praetorian Leather Bracers offer protection for your hands and a revived Roman style that will make you look like a legionary or a centurion!
What the padded gambeson was to the knight in shining armor, this Roman Leather Subarmalis was to a legionary in gleaming steel lorica. Designed as a padded under-armor, this protection was worn by most armored soldiers in the Legion.
The Lorica Segmentata is the armor that is typically pictured whenever the common person pictures a Roman soldier. This armor features a look that is every-bit as protective as a series of interlocked metal plates appears.
Not all armor is made of leather and metal. The gladiators, particularly, were known for wearing cloth armor, like this Gladiator Padded Arm Guard, to provide a degree of protection while still preserving the warriors agility.
Gladiators typically did not wear a lot of armor, as it tended to make the fight more risky and therefore, more exciting. Many gladiators went into battle wearing minimal armor, including something like this Brass Gladiator Neck Guard.
A phalerae was a military decoration in ancient Rome, often given for good conduct and distinction in service. This Roman Phalerae Harness consists of several of the ornate disks, all bound onto a single harness to wear and display.
The armor a gladiator wore often depended on their type, although a more common piece of gladiatorial armor was this Brass Gladiator Scaled Arm Guard. This protector offers the defense of metal armor in a rather lightweight package.
The Praetorians of Ancient Rome needed armor that would not only protect them in battle but would also allow them to be mobile. These Praetorian Leather Knee Greaves recreate the armor of antiquity in supple and attractive leather.
Make sure that your Roman Shoulder Armour is properly fastened when you fall into rank for your commanding officer. Easily complete your characters outfit with this traditional armour that offers a distinct and authentic feel.
Given that armor reduces harm to a warrior, it is reasonable that gladiators did not wear much armor. After all, it was intended as a fantastic spectacle. Thus, many who fought wore cloth armor, like these Padded Gladiator Leg Guards.
The Praetorians of Ancient Rome needed armor that would not only protect them in battle but would allow them to be mobile. These Praetorian Leather Greaves recreate the armor of antiquity in supple and attractive modern leather.
If, as a gladiator, you are going to protect something, it might as well be your neck and sword-arm, since losing either of those might cost you the match! This Iron Gladiator Shoulder Guard is hardy enough to protect both!
In Ancient Rome, members of the Praetorian Guard were often immediately recognizable. Not only was their position one of power, but they were a noble corps, wearing the finest armor, including pieces like these Brass Praetorian Greaves.
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