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Old 08-15-2016, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Lemur866 View Post
If you believe that "Arthur" was some sort of Romano-British warlord, then he would probably have carried a spatha.
But going by the internal logic of the various legends, it was supposedly forged in the magical kingdom of Avalon, and may have been wielded by various Irish/Breton/Welsh hero-kings centuries before Arthur. If one assumes it was patterned after ancient Celtic swords then it could be anything from a leaf sword to a proto-gladius