What Was The Importance Of Roman Shields

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The importance of roman shields were used to protect themselves. They would use the shield to ram the enemy. It was semi-circular shields so that any projectiles that were thrown at them would deflect to one side. The difference between Greek shield and Roman shields were the Greek shields are round and the Roman shields are rectangular. Roman shield were also used for crowd control. And some of the Roman crowd control methods are still used today.
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