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The real roman gladiator: Well funded, well fed, well adored

The real roman gladiator: Well funded, well fed, well adored

The modern-day take on the Gladiator places him as a slave fighting alongside brothers to escape. The reality is entirely different. They were well funded, popular and rather egocentric.

Rome: Finding your mortality in the eternal city

Rome remains one of Europe’s most romantic cities, however, under the cobblestone beats a heart of something else entirely, for it may live on, but you will not.

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