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Skálmē (sword in Thracian, written below the hero Spartacus)
This is the second design in a new Heroic series. The idea is to highlight ancient military leaders, visionaries and others who’s deeds irrevocably changed the world.
Spartacus, a Thracian man who was captured, sold into slavery and became a gladiator. He rose up in the ranks to become an infamous gladiator. Preferring to live free or die in the attempt, he led a successful rebellion and escaped his captivity. He then led a notorious army that ravaged the Roman countryside for a few years, devastating armies before finally losing his life in a battle. A symbol of freedom and resistance.
The word in Thracian is Skálmē which roughly translates to sword. It’s a Thracian word written in the Greek alphabet. It’s one of the few words we have from their culture that survive, fitting for a design of Spartacus.
This is a premium FITTED Polyblend shirt. It is a lighter, more comfortable and fitted shirt. Hugs the sleeves, tapers at the waist for an aesthetic fit.
Fabric: 60% Cotton 40% Poly
Combed Cotton/Poly Jersey 32 Singles 145g 4.3oz
Neck: Set in Collar 1 x 1 Baby Rib Label:Tear Away
Brand: Next Level Style# 6210 (CVC Crew)
The shirt is similar to American Apparel (and fits as such). Comfortable, light and durable. I am a little over 5'9 at 180 and wear a Large for a comfortable fit, Medium to show off dem pythons.