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The Gladiator Pit
The Gladiator Pit
Born from the era of the Roman Empire, armed combatants known as gladiators would enter the arena also known as the Gladiator Pit to face up against other gladiators, animals and criminals in fierce battle in what was seen as entertainment often ending in death to one or the other.

This practice lasted for around a thousand years until around the 5th century when they became phased out through religious beliefs.

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