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Late Roman cavalryman with standard

ON THE HELMET TYPES OF THE LATE ROMAN CAVALRY

Suebi Germanic warrior, 1st cent. A.D.

Mounted warrior of the Cherusci people. He has the characteristic Suebian knot and basic attire of the Germanic warrior.

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Thracian nobleman, top 2nd from right. Has lots of Greek lookng armour with the addition of a groin protector at the bottom of the cuirass, he wears greaves, which were out of fashion in Greece and has a crecent shaped shield. 3rd from the left/top row, is a Scythian horse archer. Middle: left, two Dacian/Thracian noble men, 3rd from left/mid Roman Imperial legionary, bottom left; a Roman cavalryman with a "parade" face mask helmet.

Thracian nobleman, top from right. Has lots of Greek lookng armour with the…

An example of a late Roman empire cavalryman, perhaps 5th century CE. His helmet and chainmail already look very much like the armour of later medieval knights. He bears a light, round shield and a lance for stabbing. The sword of the Roman cavalryman was the spatha, a long-bladed weapon, granting the rider a much greater reach than the legionary's short gladius.

Late Roman cavalryman, perhaps century AD. The sword of the Roman cavalryman was the spatha, a long-bladed weapon, granting the rider a much greater reach than the legionary's short gladius.

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