Today, the idea of gladiators fighting to the death in an amphitheatre, watched by an enthusiastic audience, is unthinkable to us. Yet, to the Romans themselves, the institution of the arena was one of the defining features of their civilisation.

Talk by Paul Harston, Roman Tours.

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Image by Jo Rutherford

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