Did Spartan warriors wear heavy armor like the Romans? Besides the shields, what was the difference?

Did Spartan warriors wear heavy armor like the Romans? Besides the shields, what was the difference between Roman warriors and Spartan ones? They kind of look the same in terms of formations, swords, etc

Asked By: McBane - 11/17/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Hi, McBane, the main issue here would be what kind of unit we're looking for. I'm guessing you'd like to compare Spartan and Roman infantry, and if so, yes, their equipment was pretty similar... More
Answered By: chrusotoxos - 11/17/2011
Additional Answers (2)
Yes but the Spartans might of worn a little bit less armor also their helmets were different Spartans and Romans had the mohawk thing on the helmet idk what it is called but a Spartan helmet covered more of the face than a helmet used by the Romans but the thing to remember is Rome was influenced by Greece so their... More
Answered By: Markk M - 11/17/2011
Ancient greek warriors went into battle naked
Answered By: mac - 11/17/2011
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Work At Home Jobs Make $87/HR, Jobs Seen On TV. Jobs Hiring Now
Over 465 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $15-$80/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-303