23 March 2010

And in her right hand, a silver dagger

Our studies have led us to Rome. Ollie decided to be a Roman foot soldier-a legionary. Of course, with a stockpile of cardboard, aluminum foil, and a hot-glue gun, what can't I do?

The helmet is complete with the "new" addition of face guards. Also, as exciting as armour: two spears, a dagger, and a sword. All equipment equals 80 pounds with which the Roman soldier had to march 20 miles per day. Next, on to aqueducts...

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