Of course football is sanctioned evil, the less sanctioned the more visceral and gladiatorial and exciting.
A crowd of spectators witness the scene, with all the composure with which a Roman populace would look upon a gladiatorial show.
She attended the gladiatorial contests and played with her thumbs.
Of special interest are the announcements of gladiatorial combats, which were discussed in a previous chapter (p. 221).
The programmes of gladiatorial combats have already been mentioned (p. 223).
The gladiatorial shows were the most striking illustration of this contempt for human nature which paganism inculcated.
His gladiatorial training had taught him how to wield a sword.
The gladiatorial Sacrifice was reserved, as we have already said for noble and courageous captives.
Seneca denounced the gladiatorial shows as human butcheries.
The gladiatorial shows were not without their opponents in Rome.