Gladiators Sentence Examples
Ten thousand gladiators are said to have perished in the arena, and eleven thousand beasts were killed in the contests.
In Rome he was patron of gladiators, as of athletes in Greece.
At the same time Commodus, proud of his bodily strength and dexterity, exhibited himself in the arena, slew wild animals and fought with gladiators, and commanded that he should be worshipped as the Roman Hercules.
Adjoining the theatres is a large rectangular enclosure, surrounded by a portico, at first the colonnade connected with the theatres, and converted, about the time of Nero, into the barracks of the gladiators, who were permanently maintained in the city with a view to the shows in the amphitheatre.
The crews consisted of gladiators and condemned criminals; in later times, even of volunteers.Advertisement
After his return to Rome, he heartily supported the attempt to secure his brother's recall from exile, and was nearly murdered by gladiators in the pay of P. Clodius Pulcher.
American Gladiators is a test of speed, strength, and wits.
He joined the Pompeian party, and organized bands of mercenaries and gladiators to support the cause by public violence in opposition to P. Clodius, who gave similar support to the democratic cause.
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Actors, comic and tragic, pantomimi, and the performers of the circus were commonly slaves, as were also the gladiators.Advertisement
Familiae of gladiators were kept by private speculators, who hired them out; they were sometimes owned by men of high rank.
Clodius and Milo used bands of gladiators in their city riots, and this action on the part of the latter was approved by Cicero.
In the First Civil War they were to be found in both camps, and the murderers of Caesar were escorted to the Capitol by gladiators.
In private service superior posts were often filled by freedmen; the higher arts - as medicine, grammar, painting - were partly in the hands of freedmen and even of ingenui; the more successful actors and gladiators were often freedmen.
Remains of gladiators' armour and weapons were found in some of the rooms, and in one, traces of the stocks used to confine insubordinate gladiators.Advertisement
In this case an inscription records the repair and restoration of the edifice after the The interest taken by the Pompeians in the sports of the amphitheatre is shown by the contents of the numerous painted and scratched inscriptions relating to them which have been found in Pompeii - notices of combats, laudatory inscriptions, including even references to the admiration which gladiators won from the fair sex, &c.
Here he maintained himself as a captain of brigands, his lieutenants being two Celts named Crixus and Oenomaus, who like himself had been gladiators.
Gladiators lumbered toward one another, dragging their weighty hoses like giant pythons, heads down, intent on wreaking mayhem on their opponents while the combatant did the same to them.
In its heyday, 30,000 people piled into the arena to watch gladiators fight.
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Encounter a cast of true to life characters including famous gladiators of the period.
He fought off and killed not only several other gladiators, but also a couple of bears.
The club and its members believe in the honor of boxing and see themselves as modern day gladiators preparing for their moment of glory.
The next game was three club gladiators & I managed to keep the home side going.
He is inclined to be merciful to the gladiators who display virtus or ` manly virtue '.Advertisement
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Here, gladiators fought other humans, beasts or machines for in bloody battles.
The sand-covered wood flooring has long since rotted away, exposing the maze-like underbelly where slaves and animals were kept, ready to be release to attack gladiators.
Then there are renegades such as gladiators and pirates, which are especially enticing these days because they make you think of Russell Crowe and Johnny Depp, and who doesn't like that?
Three Gladiators stationed on the field were meant to halt contestants by any means.
Many of the other Gladiators competed in only one season or competed in the first couple of seasons and returned later for the last one or two seasons.
Due to the vast lack of imagery of the female gladiators most modern concepts of them come largely from the writings of contemporary authors.
He is inclined to be merciful to the gladiators who display virtus or ` manly virtue ' .
The same thing happened with the unicycle gladiators, only two people entered, a young lad & a big bullying adult.
Late Minoan art in its finest aspect is best illustrated by the animated ivory figures, wall paintings, and gesso duro reliefs at Cnossus, by the painted stucco designs at Hagia Triada, and the steatite vases found on the same site with zones in reliefs exhibiting life-like scenes of warriors, toreadors, gladiators, wrestlers and pugilists, and of a festal throng perhaps representing a kind of " harvest home."