TV Shows. He also ruled as co-emperor with his father Marcus Aurelius from 177 until his father's death in 180.. His accession as emperor was the first time a son had succeeded his father since Titus succeeded Vespasian in 79. August 161 geboren . The son of Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Commodus wants to be seen as the most powerful Roman emperor of all time so he would be worshiped as a god. Kneel Before Me. Commodus was Roman emperor from 180 to 192 CE. August 161 n.Chr. [turns away from Commodus] Commodus: How dare you show your back to me! Commodus was the son of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. All his opponents submitted to him. Foto of Commodus for Fans of Gladiator 474014. 9.) A slave who became a gladiator. 1 Einleitung. This rumor was further fueled by Commodus’ love for engaging in gladiator battles as an adult, which led to speculation that his father was indeed a gladiator with whom Faustina had an affair. Its protagonist, Maximus, is entirely fictitious. But Commodus was not satisfied with such private fights. He was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix in the 2000 film Gladiator. Dio notes that Commodus was a left-handed gladiator, a fact of which he was very proud. So hatte sein Sohn Commodus von Anfang an ein schwieriges Erbe anzutreten. Not only were the senators and knights forced to attend whenever Commodus took to the sand, but they also had to chant: “You are lord and you are first, of all men most fortunate. He later killed his father after he announced that General Maximus Meridius would be his successor. The first of these inept emperors was Commodus, the son … Gladiator and Death. This is "Gladiator Maximus vs Commodus" by BestElectro City on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Commodus became co-ruler with his father in 177, when he was only 15 years old. Commodus (/ ˈ k ɒ m ə d ə s /; 31 August 161 – 31 December 192) was Roman emperor jointly with his father Marcus Aurelius from 176 until his father's death in 180, and solely until 192. 8.) Commodus also had a passion for gladiatorial combat, which he took so far as to take to the arena himself, dressed as a gladiator. He was the first emperor to be ‘born in the purple’, that is, during the reign of his father. 38. After Cleander's death, Commodus began to broadcast his superhuman status, fighting in the arena as a gladiator dressed as the hero demi-god Hercules. Commodus’s gladiator hobbies didn’t come cheap. Marcia wirkte maßgeblich an der Ermordung des Commodus mit. He took the throne as regent, but was killed by Maximus in the Colosseum. 3 Fazit. Striking story! He fought cripples, amputees, anyone he was sure to beat. The arrowhead, for example, amounts to nothing in the sequence. Commodus – ein Kaiser, der als Gladiator selbst den Sand der Arena im Kolosseum betrat, um wagemutig auf Leben und Tod um den Sieg zu kämpfen. Commodus wurde am 31. Gladiator (2000) Joaquin Phoenix as Commodus. Nowadays Commodus is best remembered as the villain of Ridley Scott’s movie “Gladiator”, a sneering and arrogant portrayal by Joaquin Phoenix. Would the ending of "Gladiator" have been such an emotional knockout if Maximus beat Commodus … Er teilte weder die Tugenden seines Vaters, noch glänzte er durch eigene Leistungen. Menu. Slave, you will remove your helmet and tell me your name. Alle Leser bekommen bei uns täglich kostenlos News, Artikel, Guides, Videos und Podcasts zu World of Warcraft, “A general who became a slave. By 184/185 onward, he started calling himself Pius Felix and began promoting himself as divinely chosen. Movies. As the old showbiz saying has it, dying is easy, Commodus is hard. “Your fame is well deserved, Spaniard. Schließlich trieben sie Commodus in einen religiösen Mystizismus. He tortured his victims. Juni 2015 von John S. McHugh (Autor) 3,9 von 5 Sternen 13 Sternebewertungen. Commodus- God and Gladiator. The Romans found Commodus' naked gladiatorial combats to be scandalous and disgraceful. But now, the people want to know how the story ends. A gladiator who defied an emperor. Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, or just Commodus for short, is the main antagonist of the 2000 historic action film Gladiator. Literatur- und Quellenverzeichnis. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Pixabay. The scene is only a few minutes long, but it’s packed with clever construction. He was portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, who would later portray Arthur Fleck in Joker. As the antagontist of the movie some might be surpirsed to find him fall in the "forbidden love" category, but I believe him to fit this category better than anyone. Commodus fought In the Arena many times and never lost. Alle Formate und Ausgaben anzeigen Andere Formate und Ausgaben ausblenden. 2. Maximus: [removes helmet and turns around to face Commodus] My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the TRUE emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Er verriet ihr, dass er am nächsten Morgen, dem Neujahrstag, sein Amt als Konsul nicht im Palast in der traditionellen Purpurrobe, sondern in der Kleidung der Gladiatoren von deren Kaserne aus antreten wolle. Seine Grausamkeit ist legendär. Die Höflinge verstanden es, seine Schwächen geschickt auszunutzen. Commodus was born in 161, the son of the popular and highly respected emperor Marcus Aurelius and his wife Faustina the Younger. During this time, Commodus claimed some pretty lofty glories as his own. Those emperors who followed for the next century would witness a time of both chaos and decline. Danke! The crowd loved him. Am 31. Commodus was assassinated. In the arena, Commodus won all fights, and his rivals gave up asking for mercy. So this type of duels usually didn’t end in death. Home Introduction Contents research methods areas of his life All Focus Questions Bibliography ... (a professional wrestler by trade) entered and choked him to death.’ Interpretation (how does the above information answer the focus question? Add interesting content and earn coins Der Name Maximus Decimus Meridius sollte vorrangig gut klingen und war von der römischen Namensgebung her kompletter Unsinn. The Death of Commodus, from a history book published in 1900. He also ruled as co-emperor with his father Marcus Aurelius from 177 until his father's death in 180.. His accession as emperor was the first time a son had succeeded his biological father since Titus succeeded Vespasian in 79. Commodus (Lucius Aurelius Commodus Antoninus, 31 August 161 – 31 December 192) was Roman Emperor from 180 to 192. Disappointment aside, Aurelius continued to promote Commodus through the ranks. Ermordung des Commodus. Father … With the death of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in March of 180 CE, the long reign of the five good emperors came to an end and with it so did the Pax Romana (the Roman Peace). Commodus in the arena most often appeared as secutor – a heavily armed type of gladiator, equipped with a large shield (like scutum), a shoulder pad on the right hand, a closed helmet and sword. 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