Gladiators were the sports stars of ancient Rome. A successful Gladiator could become wealthy and famous. Many times these Gladiator heroes would have their own special equipment designed to spotlight their stature and persona. This Gladiator short sword is just such a weapon. While similar to other standard Gladiator equipment it has been designed to stand out. Features a unique split blade of high carbon steel with a cup guard and ball pommel of solid brass. The wood grip is wrapped in bright red leather and matches the included scabbard.