Gladiators, many of them slaves, entertained Roman audiences by fighting with tridents and swords in huge stadiums. Their fights often were to the death. Will you Fight at the side of Spartacus during a violent gladiator rebellion?
Leave your home and family to train at a gladiator school in Pompeii? Try to earn your freedom as a champion gladiator at the Roman Amphitheater? lassroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelors degree in history.
When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.