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This Female Gladiator Captive Had to Fight for Her Life

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In 2nd century AD, Celtic warrior Ardala is taken to Rome and tossed in a dark dungeon while her captors decide what to do with her. Little does she know that she'll have to fight if she wants to survive.

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The Roman Empire is known for its powerful rulers, mighty armies, and gladiatorial games. But there is one last great untold story that has fought its way back into history - that of the female gladiator. Historians and archaeologists have uncovered evidence that many brave women fought and died in the arena. Based on these findings, follow the tale of a gladiatrix called Ardala, a Celtic warrior captured and traded into a Mediterranean gladiator school in 2nd century AD.

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