Roman Gladiators Heroes Or Victims?

What Are Gladiators?

Most of the time gladiators were slaves but some “free” men could become a gladitor knowing that they would possibly be killed They were people who would be taken in, trained, and seeked medical attention so that they would be buff and ready. They would then fight to the death against other gladiators.


Who Were Gladiators?

Most of the time gladiators were slaves. However, some people could volunteer to become a gladiator with the incentive of the down-payment that a volunteer recieved upon taking the gladiatorial oath.

Usually there was only little armor a gladiator could use during a fight

"...It was plain butchery."

The horrible part about it was the crowd decided their fight... Do you live, or do you die?