An amphitheatre was a structure built throughout the Roman empire where ordinary people could watch such spectacles...
Amphitheatre of Verona
The Roman amphitheatre of Verona, Italy, 1st century CE. The arena was the third largest in the Roman world and used...
Borghese Gladiator, Agasias, copy from an Greek original 100 BCE, plaster cast, The National Gallery (Copenhagen, Denmark...
Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium), c. 70-80 C.E., Rome
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=9wguQaBYKec Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium), c. 70-80 C.E...
A marble bust of Roman emperor Commodus, r. 180-192 CE. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).
Marble relief with female gladiators, 1st-2nd century CE, from Halicarnassus (modern Bodrum, Turkey), British Museum...
Female Gladiators In Ancient Rome
In October of 2008, by the banks of the Tiber river, the tomb of the proconsul Marcus Nonius Macrinus, a friend of Emperor...
Fresco Amphitheatre, Pompeii
Fourth Style fresco depicting a riot that broke out in Pompeii in 59 CE during games held in the arena involving Pompeians...
Gladiator dagger and greaves
Gladiator's dagger and pair of bronze greaves (leg guards) from Pompeii, decorated with relief of Jupiter (left) and Neptune...
Gladiator helmet-shaped dropper flask
Gladiator helmet-shaped dropper flask decorated with "snake thread" trails, 3rd century CE, found in Cologne, Germany. (Romisch-Germanisches...