Marcus Nonius Macrinus

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    “For almost three thousand years, revenge has been a central preoccupation of European literature.” ( #2 ) Even today we as students of the world see Aristotle’s influence around us. Especially in the forms of entertainment that we seek, such as movies. The film Gladiator contains the need for revenge; just like the many European literatures before its time. It also follows Aristotle’s guidelines of tragedy. The protagonist, Maximus, suffers from a thirst of revenge for the murderer of his family

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    made this film historically inaccurate was that the main character Maximus never existed, he is a fictional character and none of the main plots about him is historically true. There was no last great battle with the Germanic tribes on the eve of Marcus Aurelius’ death. What I would have changed is

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