EPISODE 31 Gladiators in Ancient Rome (Part 2): The Spirit of the Gladiator

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Feb 14, 20181h 48m
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EPISODE 31 Gladiators in Ancient Rome (Part 2): The Spirit of the Gladiator
Feb 14 '181h 48m
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In this episode: how gladiators were both superstars and despised outcasts at the same time, gladiators’ groupies, Marcus Aurelius’ wife taking a bath in gladiator’s blood, Commodus and his 620-0 record in the arena, the clash between Christianity and gladiators, the evolution of MMA in the early 1990s, having your violent cake and eating it too, gladiatorial video games, Titus Pullo’s badassery, Conan’s prayer

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