Gladiators. by G. J. Whyte-Melville

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A very good account of the life of the Roman gladiators. The book is well documented yet reads easily. I did not find it as good however as the book called Gladiators the unofficial guide, which I think gives you a better sense of the actual life of a by: 7.

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A gladiator (Latin: gladiator, "swordsman", from gladius, "sword") was an armed combatant who entertained audiences in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire in violent confrontations with other gladiators, wild animals, and condemned criminals. Some gladiators were volunteers who risked their lives and their legal and social standing by appearing in the arena.

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With so many great gladiators from the Roman era, however there are still so many we do not know about or whose battles were not recorded for the history books. With often hundreds of gladiators fighting at an event, it would have been hard for a gladiator to make their mark on history, but many mentioned here were truly deserving of their fame.

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