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TORONTO CHIROPODIST FROM ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS SHARES A FUN SHOE FACT

 

   WHAT WAS THE NAME GIVEN TO THE MILITARY SANDAL USED BY THE ROMANS?

          " 'CALIGA'  THE CALIGA EXPOSED THE TOES AND HAD A LATTICE-PATTERENED UPPER, FRONT LACING AND A HEAVILY NAILED SOLE. THE SOLE CONSISTED OF THREE OR FOUR LAYERS OV VEGETABLE TANNED CATTLE HIDE.  OTHER STYLES INCLUDED THE 'CALCEUS' AND THE 'GALLICA', BOTH WITH A CLOSED TOE -- A STYLE MORE SUITED TO SERVICE IN NORTHERN CLIMATES SUCH AS IN BRITAIN."

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