Episode 35 – Gladiators!


The Doctors return with an examination of Gladiators (for real!). In this episode, Drs. R. and G. consider the history of gladiatorial combat, the transformation of gladiator fighting from private to public, as well as the way in which gladiators became connected with the principate. In a complicated position as both a vehicle for symbolism and social outsiders, the gladiators are here explored. Let us take your ears on a journey into the arena!

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