The items you run across represent weapons, armors or additional items which you need to equip in order to use them as you fight in battles. Each gladiator wears his own set of items, and at the same time can wield up to 6 body slots.
Items represent the weaponry and armory which the gladiators can equip, buy and sell. The game "Sex Gladiators" provides visually changes of the equipped item, so have in mind if your gladiator don't wear a body armor, his muscles or his fat belly will be shown to the public.
The items are grouped, and in most times they are linked with the gladiator profession, for example Murmillo can wield a shield.
The groups of gladiator items are easily distinctive by the inventory slots they fit in:
All items are grouped in two main categories: Weapons and Armors. Weapons are items like swords, bows, maces, hammers and similar, which are used for attack. Armors represent the body armors that protect the gladiators, such as shield, helmets, hands, leggings and body armor.
All items names and stats are available in the "Blacksmith" section, the table at the end.