Gladiator Essay | The Romans use of Spectacle as Leisure

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The Romans use of Spectacle as Leisure

Summary: Describes how and why the gladiators killed each other for the enjoyment of everyone else

With the increase in society taking a stance against violence by many people, sports became an area where some feel that the violent acts, such as the hitting and fighting that occurs should be eliminated. The elimination of this violence should not be done in sport because the violence is a part of the game, which would only hurt its popularity. Violence has been around since time has started. People should just have to live with it and understand that violence has been in sports and leisure activities since the times of the Roman gladiators. There are numerous similarities with the violence that takes place in our sporting events today and the events that took place in the Colosseum.

I feel that athletes use violence as a "safety valve". The athletes themselves take out some of the aggression that builds from the pressures...

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