The fact that she is nude can suggest her low or slave status and, consequently, her role as a gladiator. The fact that there is a unique lamp with women gladiators is the first step to support this theory. They were given small daggers to defend themselves. Was she a poor Roman girl who broke some law and was turned over to the Gladiator Entertainment Machine? E-Mail Exclusives. Roman Sports and Spectacles: Female Gladiators Throw Pillows.
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To see that the diet was strictly observed, medical doctors were in regular attendance. Similar History Discussions. Vector Illustration. This bronze statuette now is considered as only the second known representation of a female gladiator, according to study author Alfonso Manas, of Spain's University of Granada. In fact, it was relatively rare for a gladiator to be killed in the arena.
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Click here to sign up. If that's true it will be the first archaeological evidence existence of female gladiators. Number of people All Without People 1 person 2 people 3 people 4 people or more. Margaret Markov Contact your dedicated Account Manager. Some researchers still are uncertain if this woman was a Gladiatrix or the wife of gladiator.
This is presumed to mean female gladiators, rather than victims. Feb 5, Technical Specs. Women were no longer allowed to participate in gladiator battles in AD Filming Locations: It would logically follow, then, that a woman needed to hire a private tutor to learn how to fight.