Animal magic of Rome's Colosseum underworld

Beneath the arena’s grandeur lay a netherworld of gladiatorial schools and storerooms, all linked by corridors filled with pulleys and levers, animal cages and gladiators. | The system was run by teams of slaves who faced being fed to the animals themselves if their timing went awry.-Michael LeidigAnimal magic of Rome’s Colosseum underworld (Sydney Morning Herald)

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