Articles by Jenny Williamson

A Day at the Gladiatorial Games

July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

· Join us as we travel back in time to the amphitheatre of Capua—mainland Italy’s largest amphitheatre in its day—and experience a day at the gladiatorial games [...Read More...]

How to Train Your Gladiator

June 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

· What did it take to be a gladiator? Who ended up in the arena, and why? And how did the gladiatorial games—one of the bloodiest sporting events known in the ancient [...Read More...]

Thracians: Heart of Ares

May 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

· The Thracians were the most feared professional killers of the ancient world—serving as hired assassins, enforcers, and mercenaries in famous battles from one end of the [...Read More...]

Thracians: Shoot the Messenger

May 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

· Who was Spartacus, really? It’s not an easy question to answer. The ancient sources agree that he was Thracian, but even this is up for debate. Still, we’re going to [...Read More...]
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