Friday, March 22, 2013

Roman sandals

Pero - used by the mob but was without heel shoes covering the ankle and left leg free

Calceus - was the formal closed shoes to wear with the Roman toga; was used outside the home

Calceus Patricius - was a closed shoe that rose up much of the Calf and knotted with crossed straps

Caligae - used by the army caligæ attachrf well to the foot sole; is reinforced with iron or copper nails

Soleae - simply attached on the upper sole with two straps; are used mostly in home

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