A short dagger carried by ancient Roman soldiers at the left hip. It was used from the first century BC to the first century AD. The blade is somewhat hourglass shaped.

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  • Pugio — Angaben Waffenart: Messer Bezeichnun …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pugio — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Reconstrucción de un pugio romano. El pugio era el puñal usado por los soldados de las legiones de la República romana usada desde los alrededores del año 100 a. C. al 100 d. C. Tambi …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pugio — Le pugio (onis, f en latin) est une sorte de poignard servant parfois au corps à corps, il ne mesurait pas plus de 20 cm. Il peut être utilisé comme une épée cachée, mais utile …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pugĭo — (lat.), Dolch; P. plumbĕus (ein bleierner Dolch), Sprüchwort für: ein schwacher Beweis …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pugĭo — (lat.), kurze Stichwaffe der Römer, Dolch; bei den Kaisern und deren Vertretern im Oberkommando Zeichen der Gewalt über Leben und Tod. P. plumbeus (bleierner Dolch), sprichwörtlich soviel wie schwacher Beweis …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • PUGIO — vide supra Misericordia, et quae hîc seqq …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Pugio — The pugio was a small dagger used by Roman soldiers as a sidearm. It seems likely that the pugio was intended as an auxiliary or backup weapon, but it found many uses, especially as a utility knife. Officials of the empire took to wearing ornate… …   Wikipedia

  • pugio — noun a dagger, poignard. The Pugio or Dagger was used by the Romans, a species of that weapon called the Hand Seax was worn by the Saxons, with which they massacred the English on Salisbury Plain in 476 …   Wiktionary

  • pugio — pù·gio s.m. TS stor. in Roma antica, piccolo pugnale a due tagli che gli alti ufficiali e gli imperatori portavano, senza fodero, appeso alla cintura, come simbolo del diritto di vita e di morte {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1891. ETIMO: dal lat.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Pugiö — poggiuolo …   Mini Vocabolario milanese italiano

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