Gladiators in the Colosseum at ancient Rom.

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The Gladiators

Gladiators in the Colosseum at ancient Rom.

“Pollice Verso”. Painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme.

The Latin phrase Pollice Verso means “with a turned thumb”, and refers to the hand gesture or thumbs signal used by Ancient Roman crowds to pass judgment on a defeated gladiator.

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