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The Roman Games: A Sourcebook
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date February 6, 2006
Pages 253
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781405115698
ISBN-10 1405115696
Dimensions 1 by 6.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $51.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to every aspect of Roman spectacles, especially gladiatorial combat and chariot racing.
  • Draws on the words of eye-witnesses and participants, as well as depictions of the games in mosaics and other works of art.
  • Offers snapshots of “a day at the games” and “the life of a gladiator”.
  • Includes numerous illustrations.
  • Covers chariot-races, water pageants, naval battles and wild animal fights, as well as gladiatorial combat.
  • Combines political, social, religious and archaeological perspectives.
  • Facilitates an in-depth understanding of this important feature of ancient life.


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from Blackwell Pub (February 6, 2006)
9781405115698 | details & prices | 253 pages | 6.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $51.95
About: This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to every aspect of Roman spectacles, especially gladiatorial combat and chariot racing.

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