Assignment - Gladiator

Assignment - Gladiator - 2 Describe the gladiator What type...

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Assignment: Imagine yourself in ancient Rome. The emperor has declared a public holiday and ordered gladiator games to take place in the Colosseum. Use the Internet and print resources to research the gladiator games and the Roman Colosseum. Then write a personal account of the games from the point of view of a spectator, the emperor, a lanista (an owner of the gladiators), or a gladiator himself. The accounts must answer the following questions: 1. Describe the Colosseum.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Describe the gladiator. What type of gladiator is he? How do you know? (What is he wearing? What type of weapons is he using?) 3. Describe what happened during the event. Who or what other than the gladiator was present? 4. Describe the spectators. How do they react? How many are in the arena? What role do they play? 5. Where is the emperor? What role does he play in the games? 6. Describe the life and training of the gladiator....
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