Don’t let Hollywood fool you.
Gladiator combat was not a crazy scene of slashing and kicking with the occasional tiger thrown in for effect. The gladiators were highly trained and disciplined, and the combat followed strict rules – there was even a referee!
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Did they always fight to the death?
So where are the lions?
Who is fighting whom?
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Why isn’t Fight to the Finish a multi-player game?
So what about the guy with the trident?