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Roman Army Ballista<BR>PRE-ORDER: ETA Q4 2020
Roman Army Ballista
PRE-ORDER: ETA Q4 2020
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Roman Army Ballista
PRE-ORDER: ETA Q4 2020

Brand: HaoYu Toys
Part Number:GIHY-HH18013
Availability: PRE-ORDER: ETA Q4 2020
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$109.99

Product Description

After the absorption of the Ancient Greek city-states into the Roman Republic in 146 BC, the highly advanced Greek technology began to spread across many areas of Roman influence. This included the great military machine advances the Greeks had made (most notably by Dionysus of Syracuse), as well as all the scientific, mathematical, political and artistic developments.


The Romans 'inherited' the torsion-powered ballista, which had by now spread to several cities around the Mediterranean, all of which became Roman spoils of war, including one from Pergamum, which was depicted among a pile of trophy weapons in relief on a balustrade.


The torsion ballista, developed by Alexander, was a far more complicated weapon than its predecessor and the Romans developed it even further, especially into much smaller versions, that could be easily carried.


Material: wood, resin, metal


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