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Carole Raddato
published on 18 April 2016

Funerary stele for a murmillo gladiator called Chrisampelos, 2nd century CE. (Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara)
The murmillo was a type of gladiator during the Roman Imperial age.

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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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