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Types of Gladiators

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Types of Gladiators. http://huehueteotl.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/jean-leon_gerome_pollice_verso.jpg. Murmillo. used swords and shields similar to the army shield was 3 ft long by 2 ft wide. http://piezaapieza.net/images/PEG54164.01.jpg. Thracian. used lightweight armor - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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  • Types of Gladiators

  • http://huehueteotl.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/jean-leon_gerome_pollice_verso.jpg

  • Murmilloused swords and shields similar to the armyshield was 3 ft long by 2 ft widehttp://piezaapieza.net/images/PEG54164.01.jpg

  • Thracianused lightweight armor

    weapons and armor were based upon those that soldiers from the kingdom of Thrace usedhttp://www.pbs.org/wnet/warriorchallenge/gladiators/images/glad_pro_thracian.gif

  • provocatorhad the most armor

    only fought against other provocators

    http://www.preisvergleich.org/pimages/Gladiator-Provocator_203__39145_60.jpg

  • Andabataewore helmets without holes, so they fought blindlysometimes fought on horsebackhad to listen for sounds from their opponent to attack them

    http://www.gladiator.at/008/andabatae-n.jpg

  • equiteFought on horsebackusually only fought other equite gladiators

    http://cayograco.wanadooadsl.net/spqr_moneta/varios/imag_milit/equite.jpg

  • retariusmodeled after fishermanwore the least amount of armorrelied on speedfishing net was used to trip or catch their opponent trident was used to stab enemy