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Gladiator's 1,800-Year-Old Epitaph Blames Ref for Death in Arena

There are 25 comments on the NBC Chicago story from Jun 20, 2011, titled Gladiator's 1,800-Year-Old Epitaph Blames Ref for Death in Arena. In it, NBC Chicago reports that:

Russell Crowe is modern times' most famous gladiator. A Roman gladiator's tombstone blames the ref for his fatal battle, according to a historian who decoded the 1,800-year-old epitaph.

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“Don't let the trolls,,,”

Since: May 11

put booboos on your feelings,,

#22 Jun 21, 2011
_Ginny_ wrote:
I don't think so. I think this guy is misinterpreting the saying:
"After breaking my opponent Demetrius I did not kill him immediately," reads the epitaph of a fighter named Diodorus. "Fate and the cunning treachery of the summa rudis [referee] killed me."
I don't think he did not kill him immediately because a friggen' Ref stepped in, I mean come on, this was the Roman Colosseum, around 100 B.C.
I think it was his decision.
year 2011
minus 1800 year old tombstone
equals approx. 200 AD

_Ginny_

Since: Mar 10

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#23 Jun 22, 2011
Tourist-Indiana wrote:
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year 2011
minus 1800 year old tombstone
equals approx. 200 AD
Well, I am thinking of the period of the movie Gladiator, which is also referenced in the article.

_Virginia_

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#24 Jun 24, 2011
tallyho wrote:
what is the point ?????
The point is, never show a SLOWTARD mercy.
Perry Noid

Oceanside, CA

#25 Jul 19, 2011
_Ginny_ wrote:
I don't think so. I think this guy is misinterpreting the saying:
"After breaking my opponent Demetrius I did not kill him immediately," reads the epitaph of a fighter named Diodorus. "Fate and the cunning treachery of the summa rudis [referee] killed me."
I don't think he did not kill him immediately because a friggen' Ref stepped in, I mean come on, this was the Roman Colosseum, around 100 B.C.
I think it was his decision.
You have no idea what you are talking about, your false erudition only fools children.
Perry Noid

Oceanside, CA

#26 Jul 19, 2011
_Virginia_ wrote:
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The point is, never show a SLOWTARD mercy.
Really? Then you can't complain about the trolling. If you can not figure out who the slowtard is consult a mirror.

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