This rating indicates that the claim in question has such a mixture of true and false elements that it is at best only half true.
We are used to the idea of men fighting as gladiators in the Roman arena. But did women fight in a similar manner? In other words, did female gladiators exist in ancient Rome?
The idea that ancient armies would set a pig on fire sounds like the fantasy found in computer games, but the claim it is not as ridiculous as it may first appear.
The Amazons are often said to have been real, with female warriors present in the ranks of nomadic armies.