Learn about what the Roman's do for fun!
One of the most popular forms of Roman entertainment was the Chariot Races. The circus was specific to Rome, but it cold hold 250,000 people. Both the Gladiator fights and the chariot races were usually fought by slaves or prisoners of war.
To people today, Roman entertainment was cruel. But not all of the entertainment in Rome was this way. Some of the more educated Romans saw how cruel things such as the Gladiator fights were. So they went to the Theater, however records from the past show that they rarely put on serious performances, most were what we would call comedies.