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Category: Gladiators

Gladiators

Corrupt Roman Gladiators Busted by Cops

Undercover police clad in gladiator garb cracked down Wednesday on mock warriors who pose for tourist photos and have been accused of fraud.

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Gladiator Cries Foul Over Ref’s Blown Call From the Grave

Did a referee’s blown call cost a Roman gladiator his life some 1,800 years ago?

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Rome’s Colosseum Unveils its Underworld

For the first time ever, visitors to Rome’s Colosseum will get the chance to explore the ancient amphitheater’s basement.