By: Windlass Steelcrafts
The ancient Greek Hoplite was a heavily armed foot soldier whose principal weapon was the long shadowed spear(dory or doru). It was a weapon that varied in length from 6 to 18 feet, and could be used both as spear and pike in the phalanx. Shorter versions were used as throwing weapons. The earlier versions were made of bronze, but iron, once it was available, became the material of choice. The outside diameter of the throat is aprox 1 1/4" and will accept a larger pole once tapered. Complete your Greek Dory with the available Greek Buttcap.
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"Very Sharp! Looks great!" - Patrick (5/5)
Protects the shaft and keeps it from splintering, and gives balance for the Gree... more
The Greek Hoplite was a tough, effective citizen-soldier, and was ferocious in d... more
One of the world’s most ancient weapons, the spear was a dominant presence on th... more
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