6e. Gladiators, Chariots, and the Roman Games



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Roman Colosseum Games: Works Cited

"6e. Gladiators, Chariots, and the Roman Games." USHistory.org. Independence Hall Association in Philadelphia, 1942, n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2013. .

USHistory.com is owned by The Independence Hall Association in Philadelphia, founded 1942. This site posts articles about United States history for readers of all ages to use to learn more our great history. The article specifically that I'm using talks about the gladiators, chariots, and Roman Games. It also talks about the seating for the games audience. The purpose is to share the knowledge they have acquired with the public.

"Circus Maximus." Encyclopedia Romana. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2013. .

Though the author of this website/posting is not shared it is very knowledgeable. It gives lots of information about the circus maximus in rome and the games played. It speaks to anyone and everyone interested.

"THE CIRCUS: ROMAN CHARIOT RACING." Chariot Racing. Barbara F. McManus, July 2003. Web. 06 Oct. 2013. .

Barbara F. McManus is a professor at The College of New Rochelle. She is sharing her knowledge with about history using this website and many others. This one specifically discuses the history of Chariot Racing in ancient Rome, and how the races work. She is sharing her knowledge with anyone interested in reading.

Coley, Jacob. "Roman Games: Playing with Animals." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sept. 2010. Web. 08 Oct. 2013. .

Jacob Coley an Intern in Department of Greek and Roman Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art compiled this information about the Roman Games specifically the games involving animals. He shared this information through the web on the Metropolitan Museum of Arts site for anyone interested to read and enjoy. It talks about the trapping and training of animals for the Roman Games along with how the animals were used.

Fitzgerald, Andrew. "10 Famous Gladiators From Ancient Rome." Listverse. N.p., 02 Apr. 2013. Web. 09 Oct. 2013. .

Andrew Fitzgerald is a writer for the online magazine Listverse. Listverse talks about many subjects, this one being the 10 Famous Gladiators from Ancient Rome. This information is projected towards anyone that may be intrigued by history or just looking for an interesting article to read.

Gill, N. S. "The Circus Maximus and the Roman Circus." About.com Ancient / Classical History. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2013. .

AncientHistory.about.com using it's well informed history guides to publish useful information on their webpage. This portion of information is about Circus Maximus a Roman large roman games festival. It shares knowledge on the different games held at circus maximus and details as to what circus maximus is. This information is directed towards anyone interested in ancient roman games.

Gill, N. S. "Gladiator Types." About.com Ancient / Classical History. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2013. .

N.S. Gill is an ancient history guide that uses the ancienthistory.about.com site to share her knowledge. She talks about all the types of gladiators and their purposes i the games. She has posted this for anyone interested in the ancient history of Rome to read.

Gill, N. S. "Gladiators Weapons." About.com Ancient / Classical History. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2013. .

N.S. Gill is an ancient history guide that shares her knowledge though ancienthistory.about.com. She speaks about the types of weapons used in the gladiator games and what the weapons are. She shares her knowledge for anyone and everyone interested to read and learn about.

"Nova Roma: Ludi." Nova Roma: Ludi. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Oct. 2013. .

Though an author is not listed Nova Roma has lots of information about roman games called Ludi. It takes about the history of Ludi and what it is. About the public entertainment in roman society during that era. This is presented for anyone to read and learn about.

"Roman Entertainment." Roman Entertainment. HIstory Learning Site, n.d. Web. 06 Oct. 2013. .

The author of this posting isn't shared but there's a lot of information on this site. Information from the inside of the Colosseum to the chariot races as a form of entertainment. Compiled and posted for the public to read and learn about.

"Roman Games." Daily Life in the times of Emperor Hadrian. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Oct. 2013. .

This posting doesn't share the name of the author but includes a lot of good and useful information. It talks about the orgin of the name of the games. It also talks about the games in ludi and about roman entertainment during this era. Posted for anyone of any age to read and gain knowledge.

"The Roman Gladiator." Encyclopedia Romana. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2013. .

Though an author isn't posted/shared for this website, it includes a lot of useful information. This info pertains to Roman Gladiators and the gladiatorial games that much of the roman entertainment involved. This information is shared for the use of anyone to read and learn.

Semaan, Jad. "Roman Gladiator Games: The Origins of MMA, Part Two | Bleacher Report." The Web's Best Destination for Sports Community, News, Opinion, Photos, and More | Bleacher Report. N.p., 16 June 2008. Web. 9 Oct. 2013. .

"Weapons of the Gladiators & Standards." IMPERATORIVS LVDVS GLADIATORE. Imperial Gladiator School, n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2013. .

This website was designed to give some information about gladiator gear. Designed for the students of the gladiator school. It talks about things from the helmets worn to the weapons used in battle. It also gives some information about ludus gear used.



Zograf, Bohdan. "Gladiatorial Games." Gladiatorial Games. N.p., May 2011. Web. 01 Oct. 2013. .

This information comes from Barbara McManus but is translated by Bohdan Zograf and posted to this website. Barbara McManus is a professor at The College of New Rochelle. The site gives mostly information pertaining to Gladiatorial games. It also talks about specific parts of the games such as the type of gladiators. This was written to teach people of many ages about Roman Gladiators.


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