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  • Types of Gladiators Types of Gladiators
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  • Murmillo used swords and shields similar to the army used swords and shields similar to the army shield was 3 ft long by 2 ft wide shield was 3 ft long by 2 ft wide http://piezaapieza.net/images/PEG54164.01.jpg
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  • Thracian used lightweight armor used lightweight armor weapons and armor were based upon those that soldiers from the kingdom of Thrace used 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
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  • provocator had the most armor had the most armor only fought against other provocators only fought against other provocators http://www.preisvergleich.org/pimages/Gladiator-Provocator_203__39145_60.jpg
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  • Andabatae wore helmets without holes, so they fought blindly wore helmets without holes, so they fought blindly sometimes fought on horseback sometimes fought on horseback had to listen for sounds from their opponent to attack them had to listen for sounds from their opponent to attack them http://www.gladiator.at/008/andabatae-n.jpg
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  • equite Fought on horseback Fought on horseback usually only fought other equite gladiators usually only fought other equite gladiators http://cayograco.wanadooadsl.net/spqr_moneta/varios/imag_milit/equite.jpg
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  • retarius modeled after fisherman modeled after fisherman wore the least amount of armor wore the least amount of armor relied on speed relied on speed fishing net was used to trip or catch their opponent fishing net was used to trip or catch their opponent trident was used to stab enemy trident was used to stab enemy