The Celtíberos of the Roman era were popular for their arms, among them the Falcata. The curved inner blade provided a blow that could damage the enemy's shield and helmet. Of Greek origin, or possibly Etruscan, this Falcata sword was in southern Russia and also to Spain. The Falcata at the hands of the Spaniards was much feared by the Romans.
The blade is made of steel with high carbon content. This popular Celtic-Iberian sword has a 1065 steel blade with high carbon content. The button is made of solid brass.
Length: 64 cm
Leaf: 51 cm; 6 cm wide; 4.8 mm thick
Weight: 1,190 g
With this sword of military origin was fought in battles of the time. The avant-garde design of the blade adapted to penetrate horizontally, has not been repeated in history, but has a functionality without doubt.
Alexander III of Macedonia, better known as Alexander the Great, was the king of Macedonia from 336 BC. C. until his death and is considered one of the most important military leaders in history, for his conquest of the Persian Empire.
Tras consolidar la unificación de varias ciudades-estado de la antigua Grecia que estuvieron bajo el dominio de su padre, Filipo II de Macedonia, poniendo fin a la rebelión de los griegos del sur tras la muerte de éste, Alejandro conquistó el Imperio persa, incluyendo Anatolia, Siria, Fenicia, Judea, Gaza, Egypt, Bactriana y Mesopotamia, expandiendo las fronteras de Macedonia hasta la región del Punjab.