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Roman Gladiators

Ancient Bones Yield Big Surprise About What Gladiators Ate

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.25.2014 | Science

Roman gladiators may have been gluttons for punishment, what with all that heavy combat. But a new analysis of their bones suggests they favored light...

WATCH: Gladiator School Unearthed, Recreated

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 02.27.2014 | Science

An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say. ...

Spartacus Gets His 'Vengeance' By Burning Down The Arena

Posted 02.27.2012 | TV

What better way for Spartacus and his gang to exact revenge on the crowds that bayed for the gladiators' blood in the arena, than to burn down that ar...

An Ancient Racket: Fake Gladiators Face Off With Police In Rome

La Stampa/Worldcrunch | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

ROME - Thesedays, in the center of Rome, tourists might just see a real gladiator fight. The modern-day Roman tough guys -- long a photo-op attraction...

Roman Police Bust Corrupt Gladiator Ring At The Colosseum

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel

Wooden swords were flying outside the Roman Colosseum as police dressed in ancient garb had it out with a group of corrupt gladiators. The officer...