organized in 1973
This krewe is one of
only four parading organizations in St. Bernard Parish, including
Marshall, Empress, Caesar
|Look for krewe favorites, "Glad Rags"
emblem-embossed hand towels, and their shrimp boot medallion beads.
the krewes of Arabi, Aphrodite, and Nemesis
KREWE WILL NOT BE MARCHING IN 2009!
in 1973, this traditionally all-male krewe officially opens the St.
Bernard Parish parade season. Originally formed by St. Bernard
professionals and businessmen, the krewe takes its name from the
Roman warriors, fabled in story and song for the bravery and strength.
Each year, in addition to their Grand Marshall and Empress, the
gentlemen of Gladiators choose a sporting figure to be honored as their
| This krewe
shares a link with the Knights of Nemesis
|This krewe shares a
Roman theme with the krewes of Aquila,
Bacchus, Caesar, Centurions, Mercury, and Saturn.
|This krewe shares a theme of legendary
warriors with the krewes of Centurions, and
krewe was stopped from marching in the 149th Anniversary celebrations
by Hurricane Katrina. The krewe shares that bond with
Atlas, Bards, Choctaw,
Cleopatra, Grela, Hermes, L'il
Mercury, NOMTOC, Oshun,
Pontchartrain, Saturn, du Vieux, and Crescent City.