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  1. Entertainment: Afternoon activities Public holiday celebrations Campus Martius

  2. Rooms in the bath: Caldarium Tepidarium Frigidarium Strigil

  3. c. 364 BC Etruscan dancers performing at chariot races 240 BC Aediles ask Livius Andronicus to adapt Greek plays for Ludi Romani Gnaeus Naevius (c. 270-199 BC) Quintus Ennius (239-169 BC)

  4. Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254-184 BC) Publius Terentius Afer (Terence, c. 195- 159 BC) Mid-1st c. BC Mimes dominant in comedy

  5. Origins of gladiatorial contests in Etruscan funeral games 264 BC First recorded case of gladiatorial contests in Rome 180-192 AD Reign of Commodus

  6. Retiarius (net and trident) Secutor (lightly armed, pursuit)

  7. Laqueator (lasso or sling and sword) Dimachus (two short swords) Murmillo (fish-shaped helmet) Bustuarius (funeral fighter) Andabatis (on horseback)

  8. Bestiarius (fights animals) Essedarius (fights from a chariot) Samnite (heavily armed) Thraex (small shield, curved sword)

  9. Circus Maximus Factions (Reds, Whites, Greens, Blues)

  10. Gaius (or Titus) Petronius Arbiter (c. 27-66 AD) Writer during reign of Nero Satyricon Lucius Annaeus Seneca (“the Younger,” c. 3 BC-65 AD) Stoic philosopher Epistles 7: The Gladiatorial Games