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Gladiators tended to be criminals, prisoners of war or slaves who were trained to fight in professional schools. As their fame increased, some men eve...

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Spend a half-day seeing the essential sites of ancient Rome with a professional guide who’ll make it all come to life. The remains of the Et...

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Discover the most famous amphitheater in the world and relive the glorious past of Ancient Rome with a visit to the Roman Forum and Palatine...

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Visit Rome’s most popular sites at the speed you want.With skip-the-line dedicated entrance tickets, you’ll meet your Musement representativ...

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Discover the most famous amphitheater in the world and relive the glorious past of Ancient Rome with a visit to the Roman Forum and Palatine...

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Buy your Colosseum skip-the-line tickets with a dedicated entrance, at the selected time. Meet your Musement representative, before entering...

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Join this innovative tour to explore the Colosseum like never before. Thanks to an animated and interactive 3D reconstruction integrated by ...

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This combo tour takes you to Rome's two most important attractions, the Vatican and the Colosseum, in a single day, including visits to Vati...

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ANCIENT ROME TOUR WITH COLOSSEUM (duration 3 hours)Spend a half-day seeing all the essential sites of Ancient Rome with a professional guide...

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The inside story

Gladiators tended to be criminals, prisoners of war or slaves who were trained to fight in professional schools. As their fame increased, some men even volunteered for the job. Trained gladiators would often fight unskilled criminals and slaves as a form of public execution, though winning a fight against a gladiator could earn a slave his freedom.

Archaeological remains show that gladiators were often overweight, perhaps in order to build a layer of protective fat. They tended to eat a vegetarian diet of fresh vegetables, dried fruit, barley and beans to grow strong bones that would heal quickly.

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