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Sports and Society in Ancient Greece and Rome So you think you have what it takes to win in the ultimate game of Survivor Can you outlast all of your opponents Can you learn real survivor skills that are needed to remain alive There will be a handsome reward if you are able to even live If you think you have what it takes read on But beware this season weve changed the rules to gladiatorial combat style The Location Before actually entering the contest there will be training Training will take place either in Rome or one of the provinces As a gladiator you will be owned by a lanista and training will take place at their school or a ludus While staying at the ludus the training will be extensive and plentiful You will be taught the necessary skills of fighting for survival in the arena for combat The training will be rigorous and tough to ensure that you do not die Your death is certain to bring monetary loss to your lanista The lanista is able to make a very wealthy profession of renting you and his gladiators for the games Although the lanista would have enough money to be thought of as rich and wealthy he will never be associated with the aristocrats of society Being a lanista is thought of being at the very bottom of Roman society Auguet an ancient Roman writer is noted as saying It was in the eyes of the Roman he was regarded as both a butcher and a pimpit was upon him that society cast all the scorn and contempt aroused by an institution which reduced men to the status of merchandise or cattle Although this opinion is held of the lanistas the games will provide enough excitement and entertainment to pacify the spectators of this feeling towards them Once the training is complete the true test
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