You have to accept that fact that your opinion is not fact and that others are free to voice their opinions here. Calling me clueless is very arbitrary considering I have been around since the beginning of dfo, is it not true that you only popped up during beta?
Raiding parties would go out and pirate a world or ship. They would then take individuals which they deemed suitable for gladiatorial combat and ship them back to Cilwelli. Other slaves were taken from the Cilwellian Republic itself. The law limited the options avalable to slavers when it The rise of gladiatorial combat in the citizens of the ROC.
Only members of the Low Clans could be kidnapped and forced to fight. Editors would often hire bounty hunters to capture people and force them to fight. Many editors were also active in politics. Therefore, they would use the judicial system to obtain more gladiators.
Criminals would often be forced to fight in the arena. Sometimes they were publicly executed, but most the time they were trained to fight. This became a common punishment in Cilwelli. Sometimes convicts would be given a choice to fight or be executed. They figured that fighting would give them a better chance of survive than if they just let themselves be executed.
Others hoped to make a statement by fighting to the death. If there was a civil dispute between two Cilwelli, judges would often have the two parties "settle" their dispute in the arena.
Two Humans are sentenced to fight in the arena Lex Merri was known for forcing anyone he did not like to fight including spectators who annoyed him at the games.
He always had a few thugs on hand. This practice was outlawed in 9 ABYbut only after it made its mark on the games. A tradition was started in which the audience could elect one of their own to fight in the arena. But other sought after fame and fortune and hoped that being gladiator would give them what they desired.
These gladiators were paid a set amount. Likewise they signed contracts which stated the number of hours they were to fight.
These gladiators often lived in their own homes with their clan. Editors often tried to recruit Force-sensitives. Recruiters would even go to Yavin IV and try to talk young Jedi into taking up the life of a gladiator.
At the promise of fame and fortune, several Jedi padawans agreed to fight in the arenas.
It got so bad that the New Jedi Order submitted a plea to the Senate. The New Republic passed a law stating that Cilwellians could not recruit Jedi.
After recruitment, the gladiators would begin training right away. There were more than Gladiator schools throughout the Cilwellian Republic.
The schools had barracks for the gladiators with small cells and a large training ground. The most impressive grounds had seating for spectators to watch the men train and some even had boxes for the Aulsur to watch the exercises.
Prospective gladiators, upon entering a gladiator school, swore an oath giving their lives to the gods of the underworld.
Volunteers also signed a contract with a gladiator manager stating how often they were to perform, which weapons they would use and how much they would earn. Prospects also under went a physical examination by a doctor to determine if they were physically capable of the rigorous training and aesthetically pleasing.
Gladiators were members of a sub-clan which overlapped the Zargi and Vextor clans. They also joined unions formed to ensure proper burials for fallen members and compensation for their families.
As a rule, gladiators had tattoos applied as an identifying mark on the face, legs and hands. This practice continued until Sincol banned them by decree, in 7 ABY. Gladiators would even be taught how to die correctly. Each type of gladiator had its own teacher.
Within a training-school there was a competitive hierarchy of grades through which individuals were promoted.Jul 22, · Gladiatorial Combat: The Arena. Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DarkGhost25, Jul 19, The Rise of Gladiatorial Combat in Rome Gladiatorial contests (munera gladitoria), hold a central place in our perception of Roman behavior.
They were also a big influence on how Romans themselves ordered their lives. Essay The Rise of Gladiatorial Combat in Rome Gladiatorial contests (munera gladitoria), hold a central place in our perception of Roman behavior.
They were also a big influence on how Romans themselves ordered their lives. Attending the games was one of the practices that went with being a Roman.
Mosaics dating from the 2nd through 4th centuries AD have been invaluable in the reconstruction of combat and its rules, gladiator types and the development of the munus. Throughout the Roman world, ceramics, lamps, gems and jewellery, mosaics, reliefs, wall paintings and statuary offer evidence, sometimes the best evidence, of the clothing, props, equipment, names, events, prevalence and rules .
Jul 19, · Gladiatorial Combat: The Arena. Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DarkGhost25, Jul 19, The opposition of the Church had, of course, at first only a moral effect, but in the fourth century it began to affect legislation, and succeeded at last in banishing at least the bloody gladiatorial games from the civilized world (with the single exception of Spain and the South American countries, which still disgrace themselves by bull-fights).