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Actually, for 8 years, according to this source: По-видимому, первоначально обладание царским титулом было ограничено сроком одного поколения в восемь лет. Усыновление путем включения в триаду "братьев" представителей разных поколений позволяло расширить законный срок правления царя до 24 лет. Этот срок стал нормой, за пределы которой можно было ...


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The Etruscan civilization is certainly enigmatic, but they did have - as all other civilizations of the era - a persistent military tradition, which included a series of major conflicts with the Romans. A lot of military or military related concepts & practices that are today commonly associated with the Romans are actually Etruscan borrowings. A notable ...


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As for the Roman Military they used a gladius you suggested as their main fighting tool. To back up my answer this site has pictures and summaries of roman weapons etc (None of which seem to resemble a scimitar). There are two types of these: The first being the original shorter Gladius Hispaniensis. The second being the more pointier Gladius Pompeianus ...



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