It was in this lofty rock-girt hollow that the gladiator Spartacus was besieged by the praetor Claudius Pulcher; he escaped by twisting ropes of vine branches and descending through unguarded fissures in the crater-rim.
The battle that started to ensue made the violent movie Gladiator look like a picnic.
With these may be named the demon lantern-bearers, so perfect in the grotesque treatment of the diabolical heads and the accurate anatomical forms of the sturdy body and limbs; the colossal temple guardians of the great gate of Tdai-ji, by Unkei and Kwaikei (11th century), somewhat conventionalized, but still bearing evidence of direct study from nature, and inspired with intense energy of action; and the smaller but more accurately modelled temple guardians in the Saikondo, Nara, which almost compare with the fighting gladiator in their realization of menacing strength.
Queen Mary, who was by Gladiator out of a daughter of Plenipotentiary and Myrrha by Whalebone, when mated with Melbourne produced Blink Bonny (winner of the Derby and Oaks); when mated with Mango and Lanercost she produced Haricot, dam of Caller Ou (winner of the St Leger).
When I was leaving, he started quoting to me the most sadistic dialog from Gladiator with obvious relish.
Celebrity hair styles, from Jennifer Aniston's sexy layered cut, to Angelina Jolie's long loose waves, to George Clooney's Caesar cut in Gladiator, are actively sought after and coveted.
There, surrounded by synchophants, toadies (literally) and fellow smugglers, Jabba spends his time in Fall of the Roman Empire splendor, playing gladiator games with his captives.
Indulgent materials like snake skin are suddenly slithering onto everything from snazzy platforms to cute flats, rhinestones are all over the most glamorous gladiator sandals and even flip flops have taken a decidedly dressy turn.
Not all of the sandals you'll find are built for comfort, but you still have plenty to choose from, including wedge heels, gladiator sandals, flats, strappy sandals and more.
gladiator games was well known.
A similar clasp knife handle from South Shields Roman fort, made in ivory, depicts a gladiator with rectangular shield standing en garde.
gladiator types, we have opted to talk in general terms.
It means People of the sand. hoplomachus: Gladiator Type, armed with a spear, short sword, round shield and high greaves.
In this capacity I lead PR and brand experience strategy and execution for the company’s mass brand portfolio including: Whirlpool, Maytag, Amana, and Gladiator GarageWorks, as well as water filtration and Affresh cleaning products.
Paulowitz (1813), Cain (1822), Ion (1835), Wild Dayrell (1852), and his son Buccaneer (1857) bring down Sir Paul's blood; whilst Walton is represented through Phantom (1806), Partisan (1811) and his sons Glaucus (1829) and Venison (1833) and Gladiator (1833), Venison's sons Alarm (1842) and Kingston (1849), Gladiator's son Sweetmeat (1842), Sweetmeat's sons Macaroni (1860) and Parmesan (1857), and Parmesan's sons Favonius (1868) and Cremorne (1869).
Guiccioli (1823) Sultan (,8,6) 'Muley (,8,o), Clare (1824) BlairAthol*: (1861) Comus (1809) Humphrey Clinker (1822) Clinkerina (1812) Melbourne (1834) Daughter of (1825) Daughter of (1818) Blink Bonny*t (1854) Partisan (1811) Gladiator (1833) Pauline (1826) Queen Mary (:843) Plenipotentiary* (1831) Daughter of (1840) Myrrha (1830) * Winner of the Derby.
Then when I was leaving, he started quoting to me the most sadistic dialog from Gladiator with obvious relish.
The emperor hosted gladiator games to appease the hoi polloi.
Follow the advice below on how to shop for used videotapes before plunking down cash for that second-hand VHS copy of "Gladiator."
This bohemian look is right on trend when paired with suede boots and headbands or long maxi dresses and gladiator sandals.
He also starred in numerous films including Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man and Robin Hood.
Russell Crowe - Movies like Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, and Cinderella Man, made Russell Crowe a household name in the last decade.
The award, presented by Michael Douglas, was given to Gladiator.
Nero, Roman Emperor, used emerald lenses that he claimed helped him to watch the gladiator games.
Yet once the Best Picture awards were handed out, it was Gladiator that took it.
The Achilla is a gladiator style sandal with straps running to mid-calf level and five polished buckles.
The season's popular gladiator shoe is given a glamorous twist on this lovely Desire Thong.
Opaque gladiator styles-in pink, of course!
Givenchy's Plastic Gladiator: These come in black, pink, yellow, or white plastic for $169.
You'll see the turquoise standout heeled sandal from Sergio Rossi, the pink Givenchy gladiator sandals, the KORS Jupiter sandal, and more.
Manolo Blahnik's Gladiator features tons of straps in the front and is closed in the back.
These gladiator inspired shoes have a snake embossed leather upper with wooden adornments.
During warm weather, step into a pair of flat patent gladiator sandals from the Marc by Marc Jacobs line.
Gladiator sandals: These strap-heavy sandals are another option in shoes to wear with the summer maxi dress.
Although gladiator sandals may call to mind Ancient Rome, these stylish and strappy shoes are perfect for today's modern man and woman.
If you've ever seen a pair of gladiator sandals, you'll recognize them instantly.
Unlike skinny straps that adorn many women's sandals, gladiator sandals feature heavier straps, which makes them the perfect unisex footwear.
Gladiator sandals strap around the ankle, making them a more secure shoe than a flip flop.
For gladiator sandals that really conjure up an ancient vibe, some pairs feature straps that come up the calf of the leg.
Once you find the perfect pair (or more) or gladiator sandals, how should you wear them for the most stylish effect?
However, try a pair of gladiator sandals in a color that closely matches your skin (with or without a heel) and you can enjoy a lengthening effect.
Guys who think that women have all the fun in the footwear department will be glad to find that gladiator sandals are also made for them.
Enjoy the trendiness of gladiator sandals while you can, as they go in and out of fashion just like any other shoe.
Whether you prefer a simple flat sandal in brown or black, or you love sexy sandals with five-inch heels, there's a gladiator shoe made just for you.
You'll find thong and sandal types, as well as cute ballet flats and gladiator sandals.
Some styles of ankle cuff sandals resemble gladiator sandals.
They have a sexy gladiator costume that's guaranteed to turn heads, and probably stop hearts.
Behind one was nothing and behind the other was an American Gladiator waiting to stop him or her.
Joust: Standing on two pedestals was a contestant and an American Gladiator.
Assault: A player starts at one end, avoiding a Gladiator shooting large darts from a powerful air cannon.
The contestant's goal was to shoot a smaller dart from a smaller air gun at the bullseye located underneath podium the American Gladiator stood on.
There were five protective stations, each getting closer to the Gladiator.
The Wall: Contestants climbed a rock wall ahead of a Gladiator, who wanted to make contestants fall from the wall.
Breakthrough and Conquer: This was a two part event where the player had to score a touchdown on a Gladiator.
The second part then had the contestant going to a wrestling ring to try to get any part of the Gladiator's body out of bounds in 10 seconds.
Some of the Gladitors, like Jade or Tank or Cyclone were replacements for another Gladiator and only appeared on one or two episodes.
Alien was the breakout film for director Ridley Scott, who went on to direct Blade Runner, Thelma and Louise, Gladiator and others.
Further details of the benefits of becoming a Junior gladiator can be found on the GCCC website.
Milch was not ruthless enough, or concerned enough with his own glory, to make a successful gladiator in that contest.
gladiator in the arena where his fame grows.
gladiator duel - where you get the chance to duel against the players.
In 2000 Joaquin appeared in the Roman epic gladiator opposite Russell Crowe.
Can you imagine Russel Crowe in the Hollywood film gladiator, about to face his death, weeping.
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