Shield Brass Santiaguist Cross

Shield Brass Santiaguist Cross

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Medieval Shield, Swiss style with three points on the head and finished in tip at the bottom. It is decorated with the Insignia of the Order of Santiago, a Gules cross simulating a sword, in the shape of a fleur-de-lis on the hilt and arms.

- Cross Santiaguista in color brass in the heart of the Shield.

- Adornment with studs around its contour.

- Size 63x43 cm

The shield is the active defensive weapon used by almost all cultures for defense in distance and hand-to-hand combat.

In different ways and materials, it had a high symbolic value and was decorated with emblematic motifs.

The shield was not usually abandoned as a matter of honor.

"Go all body to body with the long spear

Or the sword wound and kill the fierce enemy

Putting standing together on foot, squeezing shield against shield

Plume next to plume and helmet against helmet "

The closed training and being able to protect with the partner's shield was a guarantee.

Within the funerary field, the shield is a badge that honors the deceased. It was an honor for the warrior to consecrate his own shield after his death in combat. According to the classical texts, it was the piece of armament that was most dedicated to the Gods.

The shield could be offered as part of a booty collected on the battlefield.

Medieval Shield, Swiss style with three points on the head and finished in tip at the bottom. It is decorated with the Insignia of the Order of Santiago, a Gules cross simulating a sword, in the shape of a fleur-de-lis on the hilt and arms.

Of the Exclusive Collection of Historical Shields manufactured by Marto.

Certificate of Origin and Quality. Made in Toledo.

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