Write an extended response assessing Film as History

You are required to complete the following extended response based on the work that you have completed over the term. Your response must include the following:

800 words
Refer to the below quote
Include your own knowledge and understanding of the film Gladiator (including its accuracies and inaccuracies)
Use appropriate historical terms and concepts
Demonstrate historical knowledge and understanding

Extended Response:

Despite its many specific inaccuracies, Gladiator does vividly and convincingly portray some important general truths about the Roman world in the late second century A.D.
(Allen Ward, University of Connecticut. 2005)