The ultimate Colosseum showdown

Wednesday October 7, 2015

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The Colosseum is widely regarded as one of the greatest works of architecture and engineering from the Roman Empire. It is the largest amphitheatre ever built and tales of its infamous gladiator battles are guaranteed to keep students engaged and entertained. No school trip to Rome is complete without a visit to the Colosseum.

The Colosseum has not played host to gladiator battles for over 1,500 years, but what if the battles had never come to an end? Below, we’ve pitched some of our favourite historical figures from the worlds of literature, psychology and art against each other in the ultimate Colosseum showdown. 

Who do you think would win?


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