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TalkThe Killing Blow: How to fight like a Gladiator

19 March 2014, Doors open at 6pm
Cost £3.50
Suitability Adults
Booking Advanced Booking

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.

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