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Types of gladiators

Types of Gladiators


Types of gladiators

http://huehueteotl.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/jean-leon_gerome_pollice_verso.jpg


Murmillo

Murmillo

  • used swords and shields similar to the army

  • shield was 3 ft long by 2 ft wide

http://piezaapieza.net/images/PEG54164.01.jpg


Thracian

Thracian

  • used lightweight armor

  • weapons and armor were based upon those that soldiers from the kingdom of Thrace used

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/warriorchallenge/gladiators/images/glad_pro_thracian.gif


Provocator

provocator

  • had the most armor

  • only fought against other provocators

http://www.preisvergleich.org/pimages/Gladiator-Provocator_203__39145_60.jpg


Andabatae

Andabatae

  • wore helmets without holes, so they fought blindly

  • sometimes fought on horseback

  • had to listen for sounds from their opponent to attack them

http://www.gladiator.at/008/andabatae-n.jpg


Equite

equite

  • Fought on horseback

  • usually only fought other equite gladiators

http://cayograco.wanadooadsl.net/spqr_moneta/varios/imag_milit/equite.jpg


Retarius

retarius

  • modeled after fisherman

  • wore the least amount of armor

  • relied on speed

  • fishing net was used to trip or catch their opponent

  • trident was used to stab enemy


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