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Old 04-28-2017, 08:22 AM   #14
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Default Re: [Basic] Realistic Low Tech Challengers

Originally Posted by Anders View Post
In our surviving oldest laws, it is specified what kind of armaments were required to be part of the levy - helmet, shield and a weapon (typically spear or axe). As you say, torso armor was not specified and was probably rare.
I've heard it argued that such armor would be much more common in the front rank compared to the back ranks.
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