A gladiator was an armed combatant who entertained audiences in the Roman
Republic and ... Irrespective of their origin, gladiators offered spectators an
example of Rome's martial ethics and, in...
Nov 6, 2012 ... A gladiator was a professional fighter who specialised with particular ... Thirty,
forty or even fifty thousand spectators from all sections of Roman ...
Small wonder then that they were sometimes forced to fight in gladiatorial
contests, or were thrown to ... At mid-day they are thrown to the spectators
The Roman games. Question : Who were the spectators at Roman games?
Discuss the relationship between them and the performers they watched.
When a gladiator was wounded, the spectators shouted “Habet” (“He is wounded
”); if he was at the mercy of his adversary, he lifted up his forefinger to implore ...
The first recorded gladiatorial combat in Rome occurred when three pairs of ...
the right was equipped with a large latrine so spectators could relieve themselves
Gladiators, Chariots, and the Roman Games. ... In height, the Coliseum was as
tall as a modern 12-story building; it held 50,000 spectators. Like many modern ...
A gladiator was a fighter in ancient Rome who entertained spectators in Roman
arenas and amphitheatres. He fought against other gladiators and animals.
Oct 24, 2013 ... For you are the gladiator, and they are just the spectators. ... As much as they
follow what you do, spectators, critics, and haters will never know ...
Eye witness account of the gladiatorial games. ... primary purpose of these life-or-
death duels was to entertain the multitude of spectators that jammed the arena.