|Where it is
|Rio Elba Civic Archaeology Museum
|22nd July - 1st October 2023
10:00 - 12:30 / 18:00 - 22:30 (closed Mondays)
|Island of Elba Mining Park
tel. 0565 939227
This new archaeology exhibition has been set up with the aim of showing one of the major attractions in the public life of the Romans: the art of the gladiators. a very important social and political phenomenon of the past that envolved everybody at both a social and political level.
The archaeological material concerning the gladiators world that is on show at the Archaeology Museum of the Mining District of Rio nell'Elba provides you with a deep analysis of some of the aspects of the life of the gladiators that at the time of the Romans reached extraordinary fame and became both an efficient political instrument of consent as well as an aid to the imperial power.
The first proof of the games of the gladiators documented in Rome in 264 B.C.most likely comes from traditional, original combats held during funeral celebrations in other regions (Etruria and Campania) as human sacrifices to calm the dead person's spirit.
With a quick and never tiring ascent, interrupted only partially for reasons of public safety due to the rebellion of Spartacus the gladiator (73-71 B.C.) the games of the gladiators held in the strong>Colosseum are held in a majestc and long lasting special building that was inaugurated by the Emperor Tito in the year 80 D.C. ; the impessive sequence of ceremonies lasted 100 days.
The significant archaeological findings concerning the art of the gladiators are a useful and pleasant way to introduce to the public a social and political phenomenon that was typically Roman, that from the Repulican era has shown in a clearer and clearer way life and history of the Roman Empire. We all know Giovenale's famous words that "the Romans [,,,] wish for two things only: bread and games".
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