Blood and Sand: Gladiatorial Games in the Roman Empire

Event Type: Branch

Takes Place: 20th February 2020

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: Danish Church, Osborne Street, Hull HU1 2PN

Description: Gladiatorial games were hugely popular in the Roman Empire times, and gladiators might gain freedom, and possibly status. Injuries, fear, and possible death were the dark side taken for granted at the time. Why?

How to book: Not needed. Visitors are welcome.

Price: Donation requested of £2.00 from visitors

Tel: 01482 448065

Fax: Not applicable

Email: usher@usher.karoo.co.uk

Organiser: Sylvia Usher

Lecturer: Dr Andrew Fear

Comments: This is a joint meeting with the Hull Classical Association.

Region: North-East England

Branch: Hull and East Riding

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