Who fought in the Coliseum?


Typical ‘fight’ combinations at the Roman circus:

a wolf against a hippopotamus
a rhinoceros against a giraffe
a panther against an ostrich
an Ethiopian against an elephant
a German against a bear
a woman against a dwarf
a Christian against a lion

Source: Around The Roman Table (P Faas, Macmillan)

via Vitamin Q, who remains on my blogroll in hopes that posting will resume.