Maximus-Style Studded Gladiator Helmet
In ancient Rome, the Legionnaires may have gathered the triumphs, but it was the gladiators who captured the hearts and imaginations of the denizens of Rome.
They were the super sports star of the Roman world. Only, they didn't get paid. And most of them were prisoners. And they didn't get any endorsement contracts. And if they didn't play well, they tended to die. (Hmm... this analogy seems to be falling apart on me). They were, however, given zealous respect for their athletic ability, martial prowess and Rugged good looks. In fact, it is said that the greatest prize for a noble woman was to bed a gladiator (even if it wasn't deemed socially acceptable)......read more