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Archaeologists Discover Gladiator School Outside of Vienna

The Colosseum in Rome

Archaeologists have recently uncovered an amphitheater used to train Gladiators outside of Vienna in Austria. They are describing the find at “sensational” and state that it rivals inside the Ludus Magnus (the “Great School”) of the Colosseum, the largest identified Gladiatorial School in the Roman Empire.

Tl learn more, see this article in The GuardianĀ or this one at FoxNews.


The Colosseum Deconstructed

The History Channel has posted an amazing video deconstructing the Colosseum. It’s a very short, less than 2 minute video. If you have any interest in the inner-workings of the Colosseum, check out the video at this link.