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The Roman gladiator was a male figure who, just like “Spartacus” and “Maximus” was usually a slave. These men would compete against another man in a large open amphitheatre known as the Coliseum. These fights were a brutal yet popular form of entertainment for all of Roman society. It was mostly the rich who attended because of the high costs of seats. Sometimes the goal of the gladiator was simply to wound his opponent but mostly his task was a fight to the death. In both
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Unformatted text preview: of the films The Gladiator and Spartacus the main characters were forced to fight to the death on several occasions. As a viewer of these films one may feel a rush of excitement run through their veins as they imagine themselves on the dusty ground on the coliseum with beads of sweat gathering on their foreheads. The particular scene which may be considered the most effective The Gladiator that can be seen as Both...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course HUI 216 taught by Professor Italian during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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