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Gladiator - Wikipedia

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A gladiator was an armed combatant who entertained audiences in the Roman Republic and ..... The earliest Munera (ancient Rome) took place at or near the tomb of the deceased and these were organise...

10 Things You May Not Know About Roman Gladiators - History Lists

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Mar 4, 2014 ... Get the facts on the enigmatic men-at-arms behind Ancient Rome's most notorious form of entertainment.

Murderous Games: Gladiatorial Contests in Ancient Rome | History ...

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Mosaic at the National Archaeological Museum in Madrid showing a retiarius (net -fighter) named Kalendio fighting a secutor named Astyanax. Rome was a ...

Roman Gladiators - Primary Homework Help

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Roman Gladiators. The word 'gladiator comes from the Latin word for sword, gladius, so it literally means a swordsman. The best way to get a man to fight to the ...

The Roman Gladiator

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Most gladiators were prisoners of war, slaves bought for the purpose, or criminals .... The gladiator held a morbid fascination for the ancient Romans. Their blood ...

Top 10 Famous Ancient Roman Gladiators - AncientHistoryLists

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Top 10 famous ancient roman gladiator that draw attention of thousand of Roman spectator. Roman gladiators were the athletic superstar.

Gladiators, Chariots, and the Roman Games [ushistory.org]

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But if the crowd is dissatisfied with the losing fighter — as was usually the case — its dissatisfaction meant slaughter. In ancient Rome, death had become a form ...

Gladiatorial Games - VRoma

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The first recorded gladiatorial combat in Rome occurred when three pairs of .... with honor to uphold” (The Sorrows of the Ancient Romans: The Gladiator and the ...

10 Famous Gladiators From Ancient Rome - Listverse

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Apr 2, 2013 ... Gladiators were the athletic superstars of Ancient Rome. Their battles in the arena drew thousands of fans, often including the most important ...

Roman Gladiators - Ancient Rome - Quatr.us

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Jun 8, 2016 ... June 2016 - Romans liked watching other people die. They thought that was fun, like maybe you think going to horror movies or watching Cops ...

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Gladiator - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Nov 6, 2012 ... Although the first privately organised Roman gladiator contests in 264 BCE were to commemorate the death of a father, the later official ...

Gladiators in Ancient Rome: how did they live and die? | History Extra

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Nov 16, 2016 ... The gladiator has long been an iconic symbol of ancient Rome, and a popular element in any Roman epic movie, but what do we really know ...

History - Ancient History in depth: Gladiators: Heroes of the Roman

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Feb 17, 2011 ... The ancient Romans are often seen as bringing civilisation to the western world, but they regarded the slaying of gladiators as a normal form of ...