Gladiators Fights

See Men Fight To Their Deaths or To Their Victory

Introduction

Gladiators will be fighting with other men or beasts. Come and watch to see men fight to their deaths or to their fame and fortune.

Types of Gladiators

There are 5 different types of gladiators:

- Mirmillon (Heavily armed, wore helmets decorated with fish)

- Thracian (Carried just shield scimitar, making them faster on feet)

- Retiarii (Armed with net, long trident, and dagger)

- Samnites (Sword, oblong shield, and helmet with visor)

- Bestiami (Fought wild animals)

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Location

Thursday, Oct. 15th, 8am

Colosseum

The Gladiator Fights Will Be Held at the Colosseum and Will Be Starting in the Morning around 8:00 am. Come and See Men vs Men or Men vs Beast and Watch Until There Will Only Be 1 Winner Left.

Agenda

8:00 am-10:00 am - Preparing arena and seats

10:00 am-12:00 pm - Man vs Man

12:00 pm- 2:30 pm - Man vs Beast

2:30 pm-3:15 pm - Break

3:15 pm-5:15 pm - Final Champoinships

What Are Some Similarities and Differences of Entertainment Back Then and Now?

Similar

- Some entertainment, such as, race car races are watched to

see cars crash (violence)

- We watch entertainment to

get our minds off of our life

Different

- Some entertainment, are on electronics (TV, Phones, etc.)

- Not very violent like the Romans