The top surface of a Roman clay lamp depicting two armed gladiators

Stage 8: gladiātōrēs

From the fictitious drama of the theatre we move to the terrible, real drama of the amphitheatre - the oval arena where gladiators fight, sometimes to the death. Why were these games so popular, and who were these men and women of the arena?

Language activities


Sorting Words asks you to drag and drop words to sort them by meaning, case, etc.

Words Endings gives you a sentence in English together with the same sentence in Latin, but with one or more endings to be chosen from a drop down list.

Vocab Testers are against the clock, multiple choice or type in, and can be set to all words in this stage, up to this stage, etc.

Reviewing the Language exercises are digital versions of exercises towards the back of the CLC textbooks.