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Scars from lion bite suggest headless Romans found in York were gladiators: Evidence from tests on 80 skeletons of young men found in Yorkshire gardens points to world's best-preserved gladiator graveyard, archaeologists say

Scars from lion bite suggest headless Romans found in York were gladiators

Amazing --Scars from lion bite suggest headless Romans found in York were gladiators: Evidence from tests on 80 skeletons of young men found in Yorkshire gardens points to world's best-preserved gladiator graveyard, archaeologists say

Ruins of Ephesus, Turkey..... It was one of the largest cities in the Mediterranean world. Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation.The Gospel of John may have been written here.The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils, (see Council of Ephesus). It is also the site of a large gladiators' graveyard.

Ruins of Ephesus, Turkey.

Ruins of Ephesus - Turkey. One of the great cities of the Greeks in Asia Minor and home to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Gladiators' graveyard discovered

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Gladiator Graveyard in Ephesus.  Here is where the contestants were buried.  It is right outside the arena.

Gladiator Graveyard in Ephesus. Here is where the contestants were buried.

Gladiator Graveyard, Ephesus, Turkey

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Gladiator Graveyard, Ephesus, Turkey This graveyard contains the mixed remains of about 67 individuals, all of whom where under the age of The gladiators who fought here were the professional.

Tombstone of a Provocator gladiator, Roman, from the gladiator graveyard in Ephesus, second-third century CE. The wreaths indicate his victories. Selçuk, Turkey, Ephesus Archaeological Museum. The extent of his armor made the Provocator slower and less agile than other gladiators, which may explain why he tended to be paired with another gladiator of the same type in combat.

Tombstone of a Provocator gladiator, Roman, from the gladiator graveyard in Ephesus, second-third century CE. The wreaths indicate his victories. Selçuk, Turkey, Ephesus Archaeological Museum. The extent of his armor made the Provocator slower and less agile than other gladiators, which may explain why he tended to be paired with another gladiator of the same type in combat.

Ephesus - A Brief History: Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. The Gospel of John may have been written here The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils (see Council of Ephesus). It is also the site of a large gladiators' graveyard. The ruins of Ephesus are a favorite international and local tourist attraction, partly owing to their easy access from Adnan Menderes Airport.

Ephesus - A Brief History: Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. The Gospel of John may have been written here The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils (see Council of Ephesus). It is also the site of a large gladiators' graveyard. The ruins of Ephesus are a favorite international and local tourist attraction, partly owing to their easy access from Adnan Menderes Airport.

The Library of Celsus built in 125 A.D.) in Ephesus, Izmir, Turkey.  Ephesus, built in the 10th Century B.C., is known for being one of the seven churches of Asia referenced in the Book of Revelation, the potential writing place of the Gospel of John, and the site of a large gladiators' graveyard.

The Library of Celsus built in 125 A.D.) in Ephesus, Izmir, Turkey. Ephesus, built in the 10th Century B.C., is known for being one of the seven churches of Asia referenced in the Book of Revelation, the potential writing place of the Gospel of John, and the site of a large gladiators' graveyard.

I LOVE Turkey! The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Emperor Constantine I rebuilt much of the city and erected new public baths. Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation.[3] The Gospel of John may have been written here.[4] The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils, see Council of Ephesus. It is also the site of a large gladiators' graveyard…

I LOVE Turkey! The city was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Emperor Constantine I rebuilt much of the city and erected new public baths. Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation.[3] The Gospel of John may have been written here.[4] The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils, see Council of Ephesus. It is also the site of a large gladiators' graveyard…

The wreaths on a tombstone from Ephesus indicate that this Murmillo won many combats. Tombstone of a Murmillo gladiator, Roman, from the gladiator graveyard in Ephesus, second-third century CE. The gladiator wears a helmet with high crest, a padded arm-protector, and one short shin-guard; he carries a large curved rectangular shield and stabbing sword (gladius). Selçuk, Turkey, Ephesus Archaeological Museum.

The wreaths on a tombstone from Ephesus indicate that this Murmillo won many combats. Tombstone of a Murmillo gladiator, Roman, from the gladiator graveyard in Ephesus, second-third century CE. The gladiator wears a helmet with high crest, a padded arm-protector, and one short shin-guard; he carries a large curved rectangular shield and stabbing sword (gladius). Selçuk, Turkey, Ephesus Archaeological Museum.

Evidence from tests on 80 skeletons of young men found in Yorkshire gardens points to world's best-preserved gladiator graveyard, archaeologists say

Scars from lion bite suggest headless Romans found in York were gladiators

Two research teams use ancient DNA analysis to study the influence of migrant populations on Britain from the Roman era to the Middle Ages.

Evidence from tests on 80 skeletons of young men found in Yorkshire gardens points to world's best-preserved gladiator graveyard, archaeologists say

Scars from lion bite suggest headless Romans found in York were gladiators

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The Gladiator Graveyard

50 minute BBC document on Gladiators called "Gladiator Graveyard" - this documentary mentions the amphitheater in Ephesus often.

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