Category Archives: Gladiator

Gladiators: The Men Behind The Roman Armor

Crowds flocked from miles around to watch them.  They were quite a spectacle with their mad skills and flashy Roman armor. They gave an empire heroes to believe in and became the pride of the people.  Indeed Roman gladiators were … Continue reading

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Gladiators or Knights in Roman Armour

There were no televisions.  There were no movie theaters.  And the internet was still many centuries away.  Alas, what was a person to do for entertainment in ancient Rome?  Fortunately there were fights…gladiator matches to be exact.  They were the … Continue reading

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Gladiator Fighting: Playing By The Rules

Gladiators in ancient Rome were known as brutal fighters, engaging in combat to the death.  With so much brutality, it would seem that these battles were free-for-alls without structure and order.  However, like modern fighters, such as wrestlers and boxers, … Continue reading

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