Ch. 8 Gladiatores. Gladiators. Fill in the “Media Portrayal” part of the diagram with what you know about gladiators Watch the video Fill in the “Historical Fact” part of the diagram. Media Portrayal. Historical Fact. Both. Gladiator Questions. What was the admission fee to get in?
Use pp. 134-138 in the textbook
1. What was the admission fee to get in?
nothing - paid for by wealthy citizens
2. How were gladiators trained?
in a school, under a professional trainer
3. What happens to gladiators who lose a fight?
the person who paid for the event determined if he lived or died
4. What was the highest honor for a gladiator?
a wooden sword
5. What types of gladiators might be in a day’s program?
Thracian, Murmillo, Chariot Fighters, animal hunts
6.What made the gladiator shows a spectacle?
large number of fights, different types of fights, parade of gladiators, awnings
7. Describe the following types of gladiators:
bestiarii- gladiators trained to fight animals
retiarius- armed with a net, trident and dagger
Samnites- oblong shield and short sword Thracians- small round shield and curved sword
Murmillones- rectangular shield and sword
Venatio- a hunt of wild animals
Leo, leonis Pes, pedis
Hospes, hospitis Civis, civis
Pax, pacis Frater, fratris
Soror, sororis Nix, nivis
** latebant - they were hiding
Iacebat - it was laying
1. Lupus - A huge wolf howled and hurried through the forest.
2. Apri / Apros - Fierce boars were hiding on the mountain. The young men often chased the boars.
3. Cervi / Cervos - The deer entered the arena. The gladiators easily overcame the deer.
6. Pavones / Pavones - The peacocks were making a clamor in the garden. The slaves heard the peacocks.
Leo, leonis Piscis, piscis
Avis, avis Elephas, elephantis
Feles, felis Serpens, serpentis
Pavo, pavonisMus, muris