The Gladiators

The celebration of ludi, usually, era celebration of the official calendar. The most important were annual and fixed date was celebrated (ludi stati). When the emperor established I ludi extraordinary, he appointed the curatores ludorum, who were responsible for preparing them. The popularity of the emperors was measured by the success in the games, which were kept until the end of the Empire. Expenses they ran to the Exchequer account, but many times the judges, to gain the favour of the Plebs, spent his own money. They also celebrated with funerals occasion or any event that would make timely an act of private bounty towards the town; for this reason there were some who they speculated, acquiring pairs of gladiators and giving them who request them. Entertainments: The games lasted all day.

Do do morning released the wild beasts that were fighting among themselves or against? hunters?: were also used to kill the condemned; some Christian martyrs were killed that way, but there is no record of cases occurred in the Coliseum. In the struggles of animals were used all kinds of species, such as polar bears, elephants, the India Tigers or rhinos. Bestiaries were those who faced against the wild beasts; do are sometimes included in the program any? grace?, as fighting Wildcats on stilts. Towards noon retreating corpses and covered the pavement of clean sand to prepare the main dish: the struggles Gladiator. Follow others, such as San Antonio Spurs, and add to your knowledge base. Gladiators: In ludi them gladiatori, well-trained fighters faced by couples in various ways. The origin of gladiatorial combat is attributed to the Etruscans.

The gladiators were mostly prisoners of war or slaves who are trained in a kind of barracks with specialized instructors; There were also free men that was delivered to the lanistas (Gladiators entrepreneurs) for simple pleasure. The Gladiators are China, according to their skills in different weapons. Between the dam types verses, highlighted the Samnites used shield and sword; the THRACIANS were protected with a shield and fighting with dagger; the murmilones who wore helmet decorated with a fish and usually fought with the retiari; armed with a net and a Trident; the equestrian, who fought on horseback with a spear, and the meridiani beat in the days which had other shows to fill the intermediate and break time remaining at noon.