Come watch the gladiator games at 5:00 on march 7th
Read down below for details for next weeks game!
Trainee gladiators were called Tirones or Tiro.
Women also fought as gladiators.
Several Roman emperors participated in staged gladiatorial bouts.
They only rarely fought against animals.
They were organized into different classes and types.
They didn't always fight to the death.
They weren't always slaves.
Gladiator fights were originally part of funeral ceremonies.