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Entertainment

Societies with more entertainment are less violent

2

Battle of Corinth

146 BC, End of greek empire

3

Pompey

Caesar's greatest rival, Had the largest theater in rome

4

Julius Caesar

Assassinated due to hubris
Ides of march (15th)

5

Venus

Patron of Beauty and prostitutes
Plays dedicated to her

6

Cost of theater

free, sponsors wanted to gain political and social favor

7

Verus vs Priscus

the only closely Documented gladiator battle
80AD results in tie

8

Roman Colosseum

Wooden floors to hide slaves/animals
Could be flooded for ships

9

Histrio

A roman actor

10

Plautus

popular playwright who wrote for common people
Wrote plays about slaves

11

Gladius

"sword" Slaves with wealthy sponsor

12

Gladiatrix

female gladiators

13

Wetwang

Burial in a chariot

14

Bellows Organ

Invented by romans to fill the arena with sound

15

Edict of Milan

313AD
Constantine legalizes christianity