Spartans with Javelins

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Spartans with Javelins

Post by Eques » Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:41 pm

Happened to catch the Spartan vs Ninja episode the other day, which claimed that Spartan Hoplites threw javelins?!

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Post by IainMcNeil » Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:47 am

We weren't invooved in the making of the episode, just providing the engine for them to simulate their combats. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of otherwise of this statement but they do have researchers so I would have thought there must be some evidence for it. Maybe not in battle, or maybe only rarely?

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Post by Strategos69 » Sat May 08, 2010 10:14 am

Certainly those were not Spartan hoplites. It is hard to throw a javelin with such a big shield. But as they saw it in 300...

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