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
Feb 12, 2013#80
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
Dec 13, 2011#79
Cohort V shield Added a larger photo of our shield blazon. Last on on the photo page.
Oct 28, 2011#78
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Cohort V shield Just added the new Coh V scutum design in the Reenactor Shield folder. There ya go!
Sep 29, 2011#77
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
Nov 28, 2010#76
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
Feb 2, 2010#75
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"
Feb 1, 2010#74
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
Jan 31, 2010#73
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
Jan 30, 2010#72
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
Jan 30, 2010#71
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
Jan 29, 2010#70
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
Jan 25, 2010#69
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
Jan 25, 2010#68
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#67
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
Jan 9, 2010#66
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