Ancient Footwear


While the use of solid and strong footwear is relatively recent, some form of footwear has been used since ancient times. The Romans for example saw footwear as a status of power and wealth and as such all soldiers and most wealthy Romans wore some form of footwear. Conversely all slaves and most peasants were barefoot. Other ancient cultures saw footwear as ornamental.

Size G - Length: 290mm and Width: 99mm Roman Caligae (Latin; singular caliga ) are heavy-soled military shoes or sandals which were worn...
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