Why were there gladiators?

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There were two corps: the shields of the one were inlaid with gold, ... Popular factions supported favourite gladiators and gladiator types.
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Roman gladiator games were an opportunity for Emperors and rich ... women were permitted to fight as gladiators. There were special gladiator ...
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Their unarmored backs were particularly vulnerable—and were likely ripe targets ... perhaps there's another reason why lady gladiators fought bare-chested.
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Gladiators: Why were they so popular? ... and some gladiators were recruited from tough slaves and prisoners of war. ... There were four main types of ...
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Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.
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Spartacus was a gladiator who led a slave revolt against the Romans. While he is a popular character in movies and television, there is not a lot of ...
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