The School of Gladiators in Pompeii after Restoration

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Carole Raddato
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published on 22 September 2019
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The School of Gladiators (Schola Armaturarum) in Pompeii was probably the headquarters of a military association of gladiators, a place used for meetings and social gatherings. The building suffered heavy damage from bombing during World War II and caused outcry when it collapsed in November 2010 following heavy rainfall. The restoration interventions began in 2016 and the building reopened to the public in January 2019.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, September 22). The School of Gladiators in Pompeii after Restoration. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11246/the-school-of-gladiators-in-pompeii-after-restorat/

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Raddato, Carole. "The School of Gladiators in Pompeii after Restoration." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 22, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11246/the-school-of-gladiators-in-pompeii-after-restorat/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The School of Gladiators in Pompeii after Restoration." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Sep 2019. Web. 15 Oct 2021.