Gladiators at Pompeii: Roman Spectacle in a Small Town

Tuck gladiators

Relief depicting gladiators from an anonymous tomb at Pompeii

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This lecture is presented by Steven Tuck, professor of history and classics, Miami University.

Gladiators in the Roman world were not just entertainment; they were part of the political network and personal identities of many Romans. Focusing on Pompeii, we explore the images, spaces, and interactions of gladiators in the Roman world.

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In person: Seating is limited and unassigned. Doors to the Gunn Theater will open at 1:30 pm.

Livestream: register to watch.

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