Gaius Julius Caesar was a Roman general, statesman, Consul and notable author of Latin prose. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire. (Outside the Louvre, Paris)
Sword and wooden shield found at Boringholm, near Horsens, Denmark. The sword is an Oakeshott Type XVIa blade from the century, and is listed as in Records of the Medieval Sword. The leather on the sword is original. Image from the Danish Nationalmuseet.