You would do as well to read the
mind of a rhinoceros.
didn't hate them so much I would
preparations are underway. The catapults join ten others.
Maximus and his lieutenants gaze down from the hilltop.
Below them they can see a German encampment.
They simply will not surrender.
catapults. We'll use the cavalry to
cut off the retreat.
General, I don't recommend that.
A beat as he gazes down at the enemy.
Why don't they know they're already
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flares from their horses' nostrils. They wait in a thick
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too the Scorpions. So too the 200 archers of the Felix
Synopsis: Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor and father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the great stoical philosopher. Maximus is then relegated to fighting to the death in the gladiator arenas.