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Fighting roosters on Roman mosaic

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Fighting roosters on the Roman mosaic
Fighting roosters on Roman mosaic

Fighting roosters on the Roman mosaic in Pompeii. Cockfighting was one of the most popular pastimes of the lower social strata of ancient Rome.

These animals practically do not know fear and are very belligerent. These important character traits decided that people from time immemorial staged fights between roosters.

Fights cocks in Rome

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