Gladiators of Rome : Rise and Fall | Roman History for Kids | Educational Videos by Mocomi


gladiators a gladiator was an armed warrior who entertained large audiences in the Roman Empire in violent battles with other gladiators wild animals and criminals most gladiators were treated as slaves schooled under frightful conditions and socially ignored but irrespective of where they came from gladiators offered the audience an example of Rome’s martial principles and in their patterns as well as depth they inspire admiration and popularity gladiator games provided their owners and sponsors with expensive but effective opportunities to promote themselves while offering cheap and exciting entertainment these games were also run by politicians who wanted to reach the top a politically ambitious person would often organized shows which would in turn drum upwards thus helping him rise in power ownership of gladiators are a gladiator school gave muscle and smell to Roman politics most celebrated gladiator games were held at the great Roman Colosseum build in Rome capable of seating approximately 50,000 spectators the Colosseum was known for gladiator contests as well as other public spectacles such as animal hunts executions reenactments of famous banter and drama based on classical mythology some of the Roman emperors gave away huge sums of money to the gladiators this residents equal to those of men who had celebrated triumph Marc Anthony often even promoted gladiators to his personal guard by the third century the gladiator popularity was no longer at its peak people could no longer afford a gladiator game the government implies unfair taxes on his people and this created a huge rift between the rich and the poor gladiators were finally banned at the turn of the fifth century after Christianity was adopted as the state religion gladiatorial games were replaced by three a triple shows and shallot races the latter remaining extremely popular through the sixth century those who were condemned to become gladiators for their involvement in crimes were given jobs at mines they could now pay for their crimes working without having to shed their blood for it you

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