The history of the bloody arena continues through the reigns of various emperors, the emergence of the new Christian religion, the horror stories of the deaths of Christian martyrs in the Colosseum, the Gladiator fights and the killing of thousands of exo
Ancient concession stand found at Roman gladiator arena
Archaeologists have detected the remains of bakeries, food stands and shops that would have served spectators at ancient Roman gladiator fights
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Graffiti discovered in the ancient city of Aphrodisias Today Turkey, shows gladiator fights between a retiarius (a gladiator armed with a trident and net) and a secutor (gladiator equipped with a sword and shield).
Roman amphitheater built around 80 AD. AD, the arena of Arles is directly inspired by the Coliseum. In this building, spectators could watch gladiator fights at the ancient games and the Roman victory celebrations.
ruins of the Roman Amphitheater in Trier, Germany. The 2 openings in the bottom are where they kept live animals for gladiator fights -- and there are cells along the sides and underneath for criminals, etc.