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Colchester Archaeology Talks 2021: Roman Life – Gladiators

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

£4.75

‘Roman Life – Gladiators’

Romans both admired and despised those who were unfortunate enough to become gladiators. Despite being considered to be at the lowest level of society, images of gladiators were used decoratively in homes and mementoes were produced of favourite fighters e.g. the Colchester Vase. This talk will explore what it meant to be a gladiator, their training, and the dichotomy around this briefest of career paths.

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Colchester Archaeology Talks 2021

The ‘Roman Life’ series of talks from Richard Bale explores different aspects of living in Roman times using archaeological and historical evidence. Each talk seeks to reveal the hows and whys of a topic, so that we can understand both the similarities and differences with our Roman ancestors.

Details

Date:
February 25
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
£4.75
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/colchester-archaeology-talks-2021-roman-life-gladiators-tickets-135508378207

Organiser

Colchester Archaeological Trust
Phone:
01206501785
Email:
info@catuk.org
Website:
www.thecolchesterarchaeologist.co.uk

Venue

Online – Zoom
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