Its a sight many visitors to Rome may well be familiar with – mock gladiators posing for photographs outside the Colosseum.But these fake gladiators felt the long arm of the law after they were caught during a blitz by police to catch conmen preying on tourists at one of Romes most famous sites.Visitors had told police how they were threatened and intimidated into handing over as much as 50 euros to a gang, who were dressed as Roman centurions, after being conned into having their photographs taken.
About Magister Ricard
John has been teaching Latin at the secondary level since 2007. Starting the Latin program at Somerset Academy in 2009, he has now moved on to another home founding the Latin program at the Pine Crest School. He has taught all levels of Latin from Middle School courses to AP Latin using a wide-range of approaches.
John also is the Social Sciences and Humanities Department Chair at Pine Crest and currently teaches AP Art History and has served as a reader for 3 years now. He also has taught AP European History and AP World History, among many other social sciences courses. He is also the founder of Romae.org, RicardAcademy.info, and AFireKindled.com.