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The Gladiator - tmpx. Tmpx Tmpx
   
The gladiator

Under the Roman Empire, in arenas, slaves and prisoners of war were staged to fight to the death.

They were called the Gladiators.

The gladiators (from the Latin Gladiatores, from Gladius, sword, meaning «sword fighters», or «swordsmen»).

They were, in ancient Rome, professional fighters who fought in well defined pairs. Each of the two adversaries belonging to a category and specific combat techniques.

The origin of gladiatorial combat is found in southern Italy, where the armed combat between members of the same family was intended to honor the memory of a dead man.

The oldest were found in Campania in tombs at Paestum, dated between 380 and 320 bc. Ad
The Gladiator - tmpx
Art by Independent Artists,  Paintings,  Acrylic
Author: Tmpx
0.3 x  60 x  75 cm  /   0.1 x  23.6 x  29.5 in
Weight 1.71 kg   /  3.77 lbs
Themes: ArtQuid  /   Origin: France  /   Genre: Pop Art  /   Characteristic: Signed  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Sold by the Artist  /   Artists types: Professional artists  /   Mounting: On metal plate  /   Period: Contemporary  /  
 
Posted: august 2, 2020 / Modified: august 2, 2020
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Patricia Vivier Robert » Pat V »
 
The Gladiator - tmpx
1,960 €  1,392 £  2,234 $ 
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Paris, France
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