A compact guide to everything you want to know about the gladiators of ancient Rome. With amazing facts; fantastic photos; and warm, lively, humorous text, this mini guide will absorb even the most reluctant reader.
Read all about the bloodthirsty battles of ancient Rome!
Discover the deadliest fighters of the Roman Empire in this fascinating guide to the gladiators of Rome's Colosseum. Learn about the female gladiators who battled each other for the crowd and the weapons and armor that were allowed inside the arena. Gladiator also reveals the everyday lives of the citizens of Rome, as well as the disciplined legionnaires of the Roman army.
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