Unformatted text preview: gladiators: Competitions to honor the dead. Gladiators were trained fighters, who were often captured in war. There were agile gladiators (net men) and heavily armed gladiators who moved slowly. Gladiators could die during battle, but this was against the owners’ self interest....
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- Ancient Rome, gladiators, enduring public entertainments, daily. chariot races, crashes. gladiators, agile gladiators