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Unformatted text preview: Terms 11. Munerarius served as priests of the imperial cult latin translation is service or duty lead the gladiators from city to city putting them on display etc. 12. Palus a barrack or rank; there are about 5 of these and they reflect the cost structure of gladiators value vs. rank (examples: novicius (just entered ludus), tiro (ready for first fight), veteranus (survived first fight)) 13. Circus Factions Four chariot racing companies in ancient Rome and at race tracks throughout the Empire: Red, White, Blue and Green each one was called a factio or faction they were owned by business men like modern horse racing, Roman racing attracted members of all levels of society. Since admission to the ludi was free, the sport of kings could be enjoyed by everyone at Circus maximus there was room for 12 teams in a race three from each faction the circus or race track, had a divider or low wall stretching lengthwise to separate the up and...
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