Ancient Rome Gladiator Secutor.
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The best loved Roman Gladiator Secutor [the chaser]. The Roman Emperor Commodus was trained and fought as a Secutor.
The Gladiator Secutor was, with the Murmillo, the best loved gladiator. He was usually a regular opponent of the Retiarius. Retiarii, in many cases, were considered the 'scum' of the arena and cowards.
The Institution of Gladiatorial Games lasted ca. 1000 years. The first recorded games in 264 BC. They were definitively banned in 681 AD.
3D Modeled Cinema4D. Prepared with Poser. Rendered Vue Infinite and Cinema4D. Final Composite Photoshop.