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Completed scuti

Salve Brothers, Greetings from the fabrica of Cohors II Legio VI Just posted some photos of latest efforts. Still working on modifying my shield press. I
sergeantwilhelm
Feb 12, 2013
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Oval scutum in progress

Salve from Wilhelm the Far Traveller, Guildmaster of the Kingdom of An Tir Guild of Armourers, Weaponsmiths & Jewelers (SCA, Inc): I am in the process of
sergeantwilhelm
Dec 13, 2011
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Cohort V shield

Added a larger photo of our shield blazon. Last on on the photo page.
M.Demetrivs
Oct 28, 2011
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Cohort V shield

Just added the new Coh V scutum design in the Reenactor Shield folder. There ya go!
M.Demetrivs
Sep 29, 2011
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Shield bosses

Does anyone have any data on the percentage of scutum bosses that had a round vs. a rectangular flange? Most reenactors use rectangular, but it seems to me
M.Demetrivs
Nov 28, 2010
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Re: Digest Number 41

Could also be a crystal as the top of the standard. Antefix of legio xx often show this behind the boar totem, and archaeologists found several with a standard
Rich
Feb 2, 2010
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Re: symbolism of Hagal/double Trident in Roman shields

... It is certainly not an ankh - see links below ... Yes, this is an important question - if it meant "God" or "Eternal Time" or both - "The God-Eternal Time"
Erich Torn
Feb 1, 2010
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Re: symbolism of Hagal/double Trident in Roman shields

I enlarged the image of the eagle side of the coin until it began to degrade.  What it looks like to me is more like an ankh with a single thinner line
David Wills
Jan 31, 2010
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Re: symbolism of Hagal/double Trident in Roman shields

We managed to find the identical image/description of coin we mentioned in previous e-mail - in case smbd would think it was not from credible source: "Ptolemy
Erich Torn
Jan 30, 2010
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Standard bearers and Light armed Infantry shields

Upon reviewing the image base of grave stelle on RAT http://www.romanarmy.com/cms/component/option,com_imagebase/Itemid,94/ I have become convinced that a
john
Jan 30, 2010
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Re: symbolism of Hagal/double Trident in Roman shields

... letters) ... resemblance ... Oh, I see - a coincidence Of course it should be Jesus Christ - how may it be smth else than Jesus Christ?! Misconceptions of
Erich Torn
Jan 29, 2010
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Re: symbolism of Hagal/double Trident in Roman shields

Your first theory may perhaps be true, but the second is in error:  Chi Rho (which looks kind of like P X overlay in English letters) is simply the first two
David Wills
Jan 25, 2010
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symbolism of Hagal/double Trident in Roman shields

Hello everybody, I am here to complete a part of my research related to symbolism of Hagal/double Trident (vajra/dorje) on the Roman shields I am not a
Erika
Jan 25, 2010
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Re: Lead in Roman reproduction cookware warning

Well, Indians, alas, just don't care. :-( As for the patera, it could be like $15. or less. It's crazy. I'd rather tin it myself. ... -- DECIMvS MERCATIvS
D. M. VARIANvS
Jan 9, 2010
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Re: Lead in Roman reproduction cookware warning

Strictly speaking eating from lead lined pans once or twice a year isn't going to really cause much harm but I guess I just can't believe anyone would think
dean cunningham
Jan 9, 2010
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