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Old 12th August 2019, 08:23 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by kronckew
... unlike the movies, they were manned by free men, sailors and Marines of the Roman Navy...

Basically, yes. What a temptation would be to draft the losers from a battle towards such a captive entertainment ... salary savings diving into the captain's purse .
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