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Types of Gladiators

Jan 14, 2016




Types of Gladiators. Murmillo. used swords and shields similar to the army shield was 3 ft long by 2 ft wide. Thracian. used lightweight armor - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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  • Types of Gladiators


  • Murmilloused swords and shields similar to the armyshield was 3 ft long by 2 ft wide

  • Thracianused lightweight armor

    weapons and armor were based upon those that soldiers from the kingdom of Thrace used

  • provocatorhad the most armor

    only fought against other provocators

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

  • equiteFought on horsebackusually only fought other equite gladiators

  • 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