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Roman Gladiators

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Social Studies +1 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)
Topical collection for teachers to share with their students. Includes resources highlighting what it meant to be an Ancient Roman gladiator through re-creation of events and gladiator garb. Includes videos on gladiator life, an artist's representation of gladiators, and an article on modern gladiator re-creations. (Collection created by summer 2015 intern, Sarah Trop)

Where Gladiators Fought

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gladiator School

Smithsonian Channel

The Falling Gladiator

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Commodus, (painting)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums