Talk: The Killing Blow: How to fight like a Gladiator
What was it like to fight in the arena? Gladiator contests were an exciting ancient sport.
Descended from funeral feasts of important men, they have come to symbolise the Romans, despite showing these people at their most brutal and blood thirsty.
Dai Price will show you how the different types of gladiators used their weapons in the life or death struggles that entertained the people of Rome and that still fascinate today.