Bread and circuses - ANFITEATRO OF SUTRI - 13-14 September 2014 Entertainment history, culture, re-enactments and gladiatorial combats FREE ENTRY PROGRAM: Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:00 am opening at the amphitheater of the educational areas with: - Infirmary of ludus with the exposure of the world's largest collection of Roman surgical instruments perfectly reconstructed according to the findings of the Surgeon at Pompeii and the Surgeon's House in Rimini, with adjoining exhibition of medicinal herbs Roman; - The power in ancient Rome, with special emphasis on the diet followed by gladiators, with the chance to sample dishes and Roman specialties such as libum, the mulsum, the famous garum; - The Museum of Gladiator, with exposure to all of the various classes gladiator helmets, weapons, and protection of all the equipment of the gladiators; The teaching areas will be open continuously from 10 am to 18 both days, with experts available to the public to provide all the explanations and historical anecdotes. Sunday 14 at 11:30 am on the lawn in front of the amphitheater will host the presentation of the book "bread and circuses - LIFE AND DEATH IN THE ARENA" by Giorgio Franchetti, essay on the true story of these characters and this phenomenon, always told bad from the movie of all time. Sunday 14 at 16, great show of gladiatorial combat "bread and circuses", with explanation and historical narrative live, a journey into the real phenomenon of the gladiators, since its appearance in Rome in the middle of the republic, until the disappearance in the late empire, with gladiatorial combat that will change gradually their equipment according to the passing of the centuries. We will also for the first time in Italy the reconstruction of the famous game of "bridge" as depicted on the tombstones and graffiti on the gladiator. The event is sponsored and produced by the Cultural SPQR Rome and its Historical School Gladiatura of Rome "LVDVS MAGNVS", known for its participation in numerous documentaries about ancient Rome by Alberto Angela's Ulysses and collaborations documentaries famous tv industry as THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL AND THE HISTORY CHANNEL. Not only that: the Cultural Association from 2008 SPQR is a permanent member of the ESRB ITALY - Union of European Historical 2013 and a founding member of the Federation of Historical Re-enactors and the Province of Rome. So COMMEMORATION AND HISTORICAL RECONSTRUCTION at the highest levels. The event is organized in collaboration with the City of Sutri and the Proloco of Sutri. FREE ADMISSION TO ALL THE EVENT. Do not miss it!