These Roman Gladiator sandals are meant for fighting. ...Well, not really, but they sure complete your 300 costume. These sandals have a hard sole and are made of a brown pleather material. There is a tall back piece which cradles your calf and heel and a tall shin guard to protect you in battle. Four antiqued buckles keep the shoe together. These Roman sandals complete any Jesus costume, Gladiator, Toga, even a caveman and anything Roman really.