A study of the ruins of Carnuntum in Austria has revealed the remains of a school for gladiators.
The fighters would have lived in tiny cells barely large enough to turn around in and would have faught to the death. Excavations are now being planned for the site to recover and learn as much as possible from it.
"The Carnuntum ruins are part of a city of 50,000 people 28 miles (45 kilometers) east of Vienna that flourished about 1,700 years ago, a major military and trade outpost linking the far-flung Roman empire's Asian boundaries to its central and northern European lands."
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