Warfare Through the Ages: Gladiators, 1st Edition

  • M. C. Bishop
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1725340402
  • ISBN-13: 9781725340404
  • DDC: 796.80937
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Gladiators have been the subject of fascination and legend for centuries, whether they were fighting fellow gladiators, exotic animals, or participating in hunts. Readers will be engrossed in the history of this potentially deadly sport, its development, and its rise and fall. This tell-all text covers the wide variety of warriors who took part in this vicious combat, their armor, weapons, and their lives including their stardom, the less-than-glamorous, and the gruesome. This enlightening resource also features the equipment, weapons, and armor that made for the most grisly entertainment, bringing crowds to their feet, in both horror and delight.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Technical Glossary.
1: Introduction.
2: Origins.
3: Rise of the Gladiators.
4: At the Peak.
5: Hardware and Venues.
6: Life as a Gladiator.
7: The End of the Gladiators.
For Further Reading.
For More Information.