Festivals in honour of various divinities, featuring public spectacles and games, including gladiator fights, wild beast shows (minera), chariot races and theatre plays. Public games as seen in: - ludi Capitolini - t he annual games, which lasted for 16 days. - ludi Saeculares - a religious ceremony known as the Secular Games. Also used for ordinarâ€¦...
(Latin) a pair of players or gladiators; the name comes from the Latin verb ludere, to play; a female gladiators was known as a ludia, which also means actress.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/10135
Ancient Roman public games. The ludi were formal sports or games of religious origin or with religious connotations. They were often held annually and usually included chariot...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
Ludi (Latin plural) were public games held for the benefit and entertainment of the Roman people (populus Romanus). Ludi were held in conjunction with, or sometimes as the major feature of, Roman religious festivals, and were also presented as part of the cult of state. The earliest ludi were horse races in the circus (ludi circenses). Animal exhi...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludi
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