Museum of London hosts gladiator games

Sports enthusiasts flocked to London to cheer for the latest specticle of athletic prowess recently when the Museum of London hosted a face off between Londinium and Camulodunum - their gladiators, that is. The competition took place at the city's Guildhall, site of the Roman amphitheatre. (photo)

The violent re-enactment appalled parents and enchanted children who shouted "Stick him like a pig! Kill him!" The entertainment included a re-enactment of the second battle of Philippi, and bouts by female gladiators.