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Crusader - Ancients Gladiators.
For those who havent seen the movie - the Gladiators were professional fighters in Ancient Rome whom engaged in violent confrontations with other gladiators, wild animals, and condemned criminals. Gladiators were often volunteers but mostly they were slaves schooled under harsh conditions, socially marginalization, and segregation even in death. Despite this, they were seen as an example of Rome's martial ethics and, in fighting or dying well, they inspired admiration and fame.  

Interestingly, it is said that that gladiatorial events may be derived from the Punic Wars of the 3rd Century- in funeral rites. Gladiators became an essential feature of politics and social life throughout the Roman period. Gladiatorial events continued even after Christianity became the official religion in the 4th century where they were sponsored by Christian Emperors for entertainment, until at least the late 5th century, when the last known gladiatorial games took place.
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Crusader - Ancients Numidians
Crusader - Ancients Romans
Crusader - Ancients Oscans
The Samnites were one of early Rome's most formidable rivals. Whilst previously not politically united, the Samnites simply co existed as separate Oscan-speaking tribes of the central and southern Apennines-they  became united militarily most likely due to the Roman threat. Both the rugged terrain and the tough Samnite soldiers proved to be formidable challenges causing the Romans to adopt innovative methods in war.

The First, Second, and Third Samnite wars, between the early Roman Republic and the tribes of Samnium, extended over half a century, involving almost all the states of Italy, and ended in Roman domination of the Samnites.
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Crusader - Ancients Macedonians
The Three Macedonian Wars were fought by Philip V of Macedonia and his successor, Perseus, against Rome (215-205 BC, 200-197, 171-167). The first war, fought by Rome in the context of the Second Punic War, ended favourably for the Macedonians. Rome was victorious in the next two wars. The Macedonian forces were assisted by Carthage and the Seleucids, Rome by the Aetolian League and Pergamum. After Rome's victory at the Battle of Pydna (168), Macedonian territory was divided into four republics. Another conflict, fought in 149-148, may be considered a fourth Macedonian War; it resulted in a decisive Roman victory, and in its aftermath Macedonia became the empire's first province. more info
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