Category Archives: 5th Century

Historical Facts from 0401 to 0500 CE

March 15, 493 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 493 AD Theodoric the Great, leader of the Ostrogoths was attending a banquet that he and Odoacer the first King of Italy had organized to celebrate the peace treaty they had signed signaling an … Continue reading

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January 1, 404 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 404 AD, the last gladiator competition was held in Rome. As the gladiators became more and more expensive to train and maintain, the lanistas refused to allow their money-makers to be put to death … Continue reading

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