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0008819
NERO (37-68 A.D.).
Emperor of Rome, 54-68 A.D.
Emperor Nero watching gladiatorial combat through a concavely-ground emerald serving as a lens to correct his myopia. Wood engraving, French, 19th century.
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0011364
WORLD WAR I: U.S. MARINES.
'First in the Fight.' American World War I Marine corps recruiting poster, c1918, by James Montgomery Flagg.
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0124112
ROME: LUDUS MAGNUS.
Excavation of the Ludus Magnus gladiator arena in Rome, Italy, 1957. The colosseum is visible in the background.
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0041168
POMPEII: RIOT, 59 A.D.
Riot at the amphitheater of Pompeii, Italy, between residents of that city and Nuceria, interrupting a gladiatorial contest. Roman fresco from the house Actius Anicetus, Pompeii, Italy, c59 A.D.
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0005468
NERO (37-68 A.D.).
Emperor of Rome, 54-68 A.D.
Emperor Nero watching gladiatorial combat through a concavely-ground emerald serving as a lens to correct his myopia. Wood engraving, French, 19th century.
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0130203
ROME: GLADIATOR FIGURE.
Bronze figure of a Roman gladiator of the Samnite class, in full regalia, 1st-2nd century A.D.
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0130711
ROME: CIRCUS SCENE.
Contest between gladiators and lions at a circus in ancient Rome. Terracotta relief, 1st century A.D.
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0131242
POMPEII: GLADIATOR'S HELMET.
Roman gladiator's helmet with relief ornamentation, from Pompeii. Bronze, 1st century A.D.
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0124113
ROME: LUDUS MAGNUS.
View of the eastern part of the Ludus Magnus during excavations, c1961.
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0111213
FIRST BALKAN WAR, 1912.
A Montenegrin officer, fighting with the Bulgarian army, duels with a Turkish officer in front of their troops during the First Balkan War. Front page illustration from the French newspaper 'Le Petit Journal,' 10 November 1912.
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0123064
POMPEII: RIOT, 59 A.D.
Riot at the amphitheater of Pompeii, Italy, between residents of that city and Nuceria, interrupting a gladiatorial contest. Roman fresco from the house Actius Anicetus, Pompeii, Italy, c59 A.D.
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0130868
ROMAN MOSAIC: BESTIARII.
While one bestiarius goads a fight between an elephant and a bull (left), another, riding a camel, leads a lion by a leash. Pavement mosaic from the Temple of Diana on the Aventine Hill in Rome, late 1st century B.C.-early 1st century A.D.
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0123305
POMPEII: VULCAN'S WORKSHOP.
'Vulcan's Workshop.' The god of fire hammering a design into a gladiator's helmet. Detail of a fresco from Pompeii.
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0130717
ROMAN RELIEF: GLADIATORS.
Fight between gladiators. Roman terracotta relief, 1st-3rd century A.D.
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0050744
GEORGE WASHINGTON
(1732-1799). First President of the United States. General Washington subduing a camp brawl during the American Revolutionary War. Steel engraving, 19th century.
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0131238
ROME: IVORY ARTIFACTS.
Roman artifacts in the form of carved figures. Top row: knife handles as (left to right) gladiators with shields (2), a figure in a mantle with the head of a fox or wolf, Venus, foot with sandal, and human leg. Bottom: Hairpins (left and right), puppet and fibula in form of Venus. Ivory, circa 1st-2nd century A.D.
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0119106
BABUR (1483-1530).
First emperor of the Mughal empire of India. Shown in battle, early 16th century. Miniature from the Baburnama, 16th century.
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0124111
ROME: LUDUS MAGNUS.
Mosaic floor at the Ludus Magnus gladiator arena in Rome, Italy. Photographed during excavations in 1957.
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0019124
ROMAN OIL LAMP.
Gladiatorial contest. 1st century A.D. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0173252
PRAETORIAN GUARDS.
A revolt of the Praetorian Guard in the 1st century. Drawing by Heinrich Leutemann, c1890.
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0042843
HERCULES & THE NEMEAN LION.
Hercules performing his first labor, the strangling of the Nemean lion. Woodcut, 1599, by Jost Amman.
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0130867
ROMAN MOSAIC: BESTIARII.
Bestiarii fighting bears. Pavement mosaic from the Temple of Diana on the Aventine Hill in Rome, 1st-3rd century A.D.
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0278594
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Bronze gladiator's helmet. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0274508
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Votive terracotta statuette depicting a gladiator, from Altino, Lazio. Roman Civilisation, 1st Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0099685
WORLD WAR I: MARNE, 1914.
'At grips on the Marne.' American cartoon, 1914, by Boardman Robinson.
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0270251
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Funerary stele with relief depicting a gladiator fight. From Amisos (Samsun) Turkey. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0273843
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Mosaic depicting the battle of Fel and Fol. Roman Civilization, 1st Century. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0269196
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century b.C. Terracotta relief depicting lions and gladiators fighting in the circus. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0274537
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Italy - Rome - Gladiators - Mosaic work. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights re
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0274536
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Mosaic depicting a gladiatorial scene, from the Roman Villa of Negrar (Verona). Roman Civilization, 1st Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0269343
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman Art - 1st century - Gladiator fighting against wild beasts - Relief from Velleia - A copy from the National Archaeological Museum of Parma. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0270245
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Relief portraying a gladiator fight. From Preturo, L'Aquila Province. Detail. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0278151
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Theseus and the Centaurs, Theseus fighting against the Centaur Eurytus to defend Hippodamia. Painting on marble, cm. 35 x 50, from Herculaneum. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0280060
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Fresco depicting an infant Hercules strangling the serpents, House of the Vettii, Pompeii (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1997), Campania. Roman Civilization, 1st Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0269181
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Stela of Caio Romanio Capitone, Knight of the Wings of Norici. From Mainz, Germany. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0414531
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Clay lamp with two spouts and suspension ring and clay lamp in the shape of a gladiator helmet. Roman Civilisation, 1st century. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0295700
HISTORY.
The revolution of Palermo, April 4, 1848. Unification era, Italy, 19th century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0278597
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 1st century A.D. Terracotta oil lamp, relief with ending of a gladiatorial combat: the loser raising his left hand as a request for mercy. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights rese
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0271325
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Relief depicting gladiatorial games. Roman Civilisation, 1st Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0271991
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Fresco depicting Achilles and Sciro, from the House of the Dioscuri in Pompeii (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1997), Campania. Roman Civilization, 1st Century. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reser
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