Analysing gladiators’ bones in Ephesus, Turkey, some scientists found high rate of strontium (that can be found in vegetal proteins given by vegetables, milk and grains) and low percentage of zinc (common of animal proteins). 59 more words
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Recently in my Humanities Core seminar class, we reexamined the Roman empire and how it has been presented to us through our lectures.
In short, it was analyzed that a sense of glorification was given off based on the information provided. 604 more words
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Not only men were gladiators. There are proofs stating that there were women who became gladiators too. They were different from men because in most cases they weren’t slaves, strangers or poor citizens as men, but people who were fond of fighting. 259 more words
The Silk Road mentions the violence of Rome, so I spent a little time reading/learning about gladiators. The first recorded event was a private affair organized by two sons at their father’s funeral in 264 BCE. 58 more words