The hoplite is born with the phalanx, during the 8th cent BC. Mostly fighting with its spear, it also may wear a short sword, should the need arise. This sword, called Xyphoi, is recognized to its blade shape, and its scabbard end piece./
Length 68cm, weight 900g. Steel blade, iron and wooden hilt, scabbard made of wood and leather.
× All these weapons have steel or bronze blades, but are not intended for fencing, unless otherwise specified.