News (Ancient) Female gladiators

By Pixie, in 'Latin Culture', Jun 29, 2012.

  1. Bestiola Speculatrix

    • Praetor
    • Praeco
    About a month ago the second (only) depiction of a female gladiator was found.
    Tiger and Akela like this.
  2. Imperfacundus Reprobatissimus

    • Civis Illustris
    Thong armor IS historical!

    Wait 'til I show this to the jerks critiquing my mod
    Alethian likes this.
  3. Bestiola Speculatrix

    • Praetor
    • Praeco

    I'm sure there were some Borat looking gladiators as well. :)
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  4. Manus Correctrix QVAE CORRIGIT

    • Civis Illustris
    This also justifies amputee porn.
    Hawkwood, Rex Daciae and Infacundus like this.
  5. Adrian Civis Illustris

    • Civis Illustris
    In common belief female gladiators were usually lower class women, slaves or POWs. However, according to sources I found, a "gladiatrix career" was a "quite attractive" alternative for well born female citizens:
    Apparently Juvenal did not like "gladiatrix concept":
  6. Akela dat affluenter

    • Princeps Senatus
    Criticism of some modern women, anyone? Within the last 20-30 years?
  7. Alethian Member

    Arlington, VA
    This made my day. :D

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