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Tomb of General who Inspired Gladiator Found

It’s rare that archeology finds specific material about secondary characters, but in this case it seems to have happened. A tomb recently discovered in Rome bears an inscription identifying as belong to Marcus Nonius Macrinus, who inspired the main character in the movie Gladiator

You can read the full story via the link provided. I would note that it appears that, as is normal, the relationship between the historical character and the fictional character that he inspired is extremely loose!

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