Roman gladiators (2nd century)
Gladiators were combatants who entertained audiences in fights against each other or wild animals in ancient Roman arenas.
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The most famous and most magnificent amphitheatre of Rome was built in the 1st century.
The Pula Arena, located in present-day Croatia, was one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in the Antiquity.
The ancient Roman arena became well-known for the chariot races held here.
The Gaul city Alesia, defended by Vercingetorix, was besieged by the Roman forces of Julius Caesar in 52 BC.
The average house in Ancient Greece had a rectangular, geometrical floor plan and two storeys.
The masterpieces of ancient Greek potters are important archaeological artefacts.
The excellent road and aqueduct system covering the whole empire reflects well the development of the Roman civilisation.
Members of the ancient Roman Legions were the masters of military tactics.
Senators, being members of the highest social class of ancient Rome, wore togas with purple edges.
The Arch of Triumph was built at the entrance of the Forum Romanum, to commemorate Emperor Titus’ victory in the Siege of Jerusalem.
The magnificent bath complex of the Roman Emperor was built in the 3rd century AD.
The Gaul city Alesia, which was defended by Vercingetorix, was besieged by the Roman forces of Julius Caesar in 52 BC.
The ´Temple of all gods´ was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.
Mercenaries of the ancient Roman army were well-trained and well equipped with the most up-to-date weapons.
The Olympic Games, held in the town every 4th year after 776 BC made it one of the centres of ancient Greece.