The first gladiator game was in 256 B.C., for Junius Brutus Pera in their families honor after he They were all different types of gladiators too, they had different weapons and armor, some didn't have armor. They picked the weapon and armor that best suited that person.Gladiators are people who fought to the death, to entertain roman's they called it the blood sport. A gladiator battle would be for funerals as a sacrifice, but then they fought for the fun. Rome was called the mob because of the blood sport. A Gladiator named Maxiums Gluruas, general of the Northern armies, wanted his freedom when he had been captured to fight for people for entertainment. After 5 years of being a slave one of his fellow man found him and told him that his army was located in Astua and ready to die for him. Maximus was brought into slavery by a guy called Commodus, the empire's son.
Commodus didn't like Maximus, Because his father Marcus crleus had loved him more and wanted Maximus to be the empire. Maximus can to slavery and became a gladiator who won the crowd's heart by killing each victim. His fights were in the coliseum (Built by the Romans
In Italy there was a revolt. The biggest slave revolt in the history of Rome. Maximus, leader of this revolt, goals were to get his freedom and take down Commodus. To set his goals or to get them ready for action he organized a group of 70,000 slaves and attacked Rome. Maximus was captured when he was in the revolt and he had to fight Commodus had a poisonous blade which would make Commodus fight easy.
Italy taking in slaves and killing them for entertainment. The Roman's hired lower class people...