The Roman Games: Historical Sources in Translation. Front Cover. Alison Futrell. Wiley, Feb 9, – History – pages. Roman Games has 31 ratings and 0 reviews. This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to everyaspect of Roman spectacles. The Roman Games by Alison Futrell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Combines political, social, religious and archaeological perspectives. Account Options Sign in. Mixed edifices in the Western Empire. Books by Alison Futrell.
Games and the Roman state. I think it is an excellent reference book to have in your library or collection and I would urge anyone with more than a passing interest in ancient Rome to acquire a copy. John rated it really liked it Feb 06, Jlrt37 rated it really liked it Feb 12, Jared rated it liked it Aug 08, Shows as Political Assemblies.
The Roman Games by Futrell, Alison
Timothy Phin rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Early Rome Jaclyn Neel. Fhtrell the accounts of eyewitnesses and participants, thebook reconstructs the experience of “a day at thegames” and the expectations of “the life of agladiator.
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Covers alisob, water pageants, naval battles and wildanimal fights, as well as gladiatorial combat. Rome and the Christians: Features of the Circus Maximus. Elites in the Arena. Offers snapshots of “a day at the games” and”the life of a gladiator.
While certain gladiators were treated as no more fjtrell beasts, such as the German above, there were many who had loving wives, a family and even children of their own, whom they honored and cherished.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read saving…. This book will be enormously beneficial for students and helpful to scholars too. Christian Rome and the arena. Chariot Races and Water Shows.
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Imperial Spectacle as Political Forum. Her recent projects include the cultural history of Spartacus and a monograph on Barbarian Queens. Good Spectacles vs Bad Spectacles. Victoria Lee rated it liked it Aug 20, Description This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to every aspect of Roman spectacles, especially gladiatorial combat and chariot racing. The Arena and Christian Identity. Kevin rated it it was amazing Nov 20, Tana rated it really liked it Apr 14, I did find a number of things which I was not aware of and must commend the author for the painstaking way in which this body of sources has been compiled.
The Roman Games
It offers snapshots of ‘a day at the games’ and ‘the life of a gmes. Features of the Circus Maximus. Where did gladiators come from?. Suggestions for Further Reading.
Refresh and try again. For example, there is even a quote from Ovid, where he outlines some really specific ways in which you can seduce someone at the games. Shows as Political Assemblies.
The Roman Games: Historical Sources in Translation
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