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g la dee ay ter

  • n  (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
  • n  a professional boxer

  • The gladiator revue is such a hit in the provinces that it is soon playing Rome.
  • Umberto Broccoli, the recently named head of archaeology for Rome, is pushing ahead with a proposal to recreate gladiator battles in or near the Coliseum.
  • Looks like 300 meets Gladiator.
News & Articles

  • Spartacus
    He was a gladiator, rebel, and hero of Hollywood. But who was the man behind the myth?
    June 22, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • Angelina Jolie's Stunt Double Files First Phone Hacking Suit In U.S. Against News Corp.
    In the end, it took a former gladiator-turned-stunt woman to catapult News Corp.’s ( NWS ) U.K. Phone hacking scandal across the Atlantic and into U.S. courts.
    June 20, 2013 - BusinessWeek
  • VIDEO: JJ DOOM "Bookhead" (Dir. by ESPO)
    Filed under: Hip-Hop Videos DOOM's signature "Gladiator" inspired face plate gets replaced with a security mirror in the new video for JJ DOOM's "Bookhead." ("JJ DOOM" is producer Janeiro Janel and DOOM's collaborative project.) Directed by legendary artist Stephen "ESPO" Powers, the clip for the song follows DOOM as he attempts to shoplift at a London convenience store only to have a stare down ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Boombox

  • Richard Linnehan in Ninemsn
    You're the gladiator, Mike,astronaut Richard Linnehan called from inside, playing a five-second sound clip from the 2000 film. "You both are."
  • Paul Haggis in AFP
    We've seen him as the gladiator, but he has embodied the Everyman in so many pictures,Haggis said, describing the movie as an exploration of faith and belief. "The deeper theme here is, would you save the woman you loved if you knew that...
  • Clint Bowyer in USA Today
    We weren't the best in practice today, so certainly starting up front will go a long way,Bowyer said. "This is a really cool track. It reminds me of the movie 'Gladiator' - this is the one where the stud wins."

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