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Roman gladiators

Battle of gladiators against the wildcats, detail depicting a gladiator running through a wildcat, 320 AD (mosaic), Roman, (4th century AD) / Galleria Borghese, Rome, Italy / Alinari / The Bridgeman Art Library

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Gladiator

Gladiators were a large part of life in ancient Rome, and the different strengths and weaknesses of the equipment sets given to fighters could make a good battle mechanic.

Pair of Greaves, Court of the Gladiators, Pompeii, 69-96 AD (bronze), Roman, (1st century) / Private Collection

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Gladiator By Eric Durante? I'm not a fighter and have no one to wear armor around me, so this isn't really garb inspiration...but umm... Hot damn.

Gladiator By Eric Durante? I'm not a fighter and have no one to wear armor around me, so this isn't really garb inspiration...but umm... Hot damn.

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Bronze gladiator's helmet. It has a grille of linked circles to protect the face, and a broad brim to protect the back and sides of the head. At the front of the helmet is a medallion of Hercules. Culture/periodRoman said to have been found in the gladiators' barracks at Pompeii.

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COURAGE

1 Corinthians 16:13 "Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. " In ancient days, gladiators were men of great courage. They risked their lives every week in the Colosseum as ...

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Helmet - bronze. Period/Culture: Roman. Date 1stC. Description Bronze gladiator's helmet. It has a grille of linked circles to protect the face, and a broad brim to protect the back and sides of the head. At the front of the helmet is a medallion of Hercules.

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KS2 History Timelines- Roman Timeline Posters