The Anatomy

of the USGladius® Knife

USGladius® knives are based on the design of the Roman Gladius (short sword), the standard arm of the Roman Legions (armies), proven on battlefields and the gladiatorial spectacles of the arena for over 400 years.

Design Features Include:

1. Two cutting surfaces

2. Stainless steel full tang construction

3. Titanium coated

4. Serrations for ripping and sawing rope and cord cutting

5. Integrated hand guard

6. Digital impressions for excellent grip

7. Removable handle scales on all models except the Thraex XII

8. Large pummel
    - For striking and hammering
    - Creates excellent balance
    - Prevents slippage

Learn more about the design of the USGladius®.

USGladius Knife Design