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Proximo, a character in the 2000 movie Gladiator, was played by Oliver Reed, who died during the production of the movie. This article is about the year 2000. ... Gladiator was an Academy Award-winning movie that appeared in 2000, directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix. ... Oliver Reed Oliver Reed (February 13, 1938 – May 2, 1999) was an English actor known for his macho image on and off screen. ...

Proximo was a gladiator who was freed by Marcus Aurelius. Afterward, he became a gladiator trainer himself, in the southern providence of Zuccabar. In his slave market, Proximo bought Maximus, and trained him as a gladiator. After a few gladiatorial games, Proximo took his best gladiators to Rome. Maximus and his fellow gladiators win a seemingly impossible match in the arena, and Maximus himself defeats the only undefeated gladiator in Roman History, Tigrus of Gaul. Proximo was then asked to join in a plot to smuggle Maximus out of the city, so that he could return with a Roman Legion and overthrow Commodus. However, Lucius Verus revealed the plan to Commodus, and the Praetorian Guard were sent to seize Maximus by force. Because Proximo was defiant to the Pratorians, and would not let them in his gate, he was stabbed to death in his room. Pollice Verso, an 1872 painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme, is a well known history painters researched conception of a gladiatorial combat. ... Marcus Aurelius depicted in The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, as translated by George Long Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (April 26, 121 – March 17, 180) was Roman Emperor from 161 to his death in 180. ... Maximus Decimus Meridius is the fictional character of ancient Rome who is the hero of the 2000 movie Gladiator played by Russel Crowe. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1285 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2. ... The Roman legion (from the Latin legio, meaning levy) was the basic military unit of ancient Rome. ... Commodus Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus (originally Lucius Aelius Aurelius Commodus) (August 31, 161–December 31, 192) was a Roman Emperor who ruled from 180 to 192. ... Lucius Verus Verus is a disambiguation page linking to articles about more than one person of that name. ... The Praetorian Guard of Caesar Augustus - 1st century. ...


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