Roman swords (AKA the gladius) is one of history’s most revered weapons. Perfect for close-quarters combat, these sharp, deadly swords are prized by collectors worldwide. BUDK.com’s selection of Roman swords are perfect for anything from display and decoration to training. Choose from stainless steel gladiuses, full tang Roman swords and more — all for an unbeatable price.
ROMAN/GLADIUS SWORDS FAQS
- What’s a gladius sword?
Used by Roman soldiers, the gladius is a short sword that’s double-edged and has a tapered point, making it perfect for close-quarters combat.
- Where do your gladius swords come from?
Our selection of gladius swords comes from high-quality vendors like Legends In Steel, Windlass and K Exclusive.
- How long are gladius swords?
Typically, a gladius was from 30” to 33” with about a 2” width.