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Old 08-01-2007, 09:50 PM   #4
Pete Rihaczek
Join Date: Mar 2007
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Re: Roughly the same time that a guy was "turning the other cheek" - - Art of Peace (

Ellis Amdur wrote: View Post
In The Super-Athletes by David P. Willoughby, on page 330, he describes a champion Roman boxer named Melancomas, who was a favorite of the emperor Titus (80 A.D.)
Odd, I didn't think Roman spectators were known for their patience. Sounds like an incredible borefest. No wonder they did the lion thing, maybe they were making up for boring boxing matches.
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