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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Fan Clubs and Unrest. Contents 1 The Politics of the Arena.

Abram Delecki rated it it was amazing Jan 10, 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.

Featuring 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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Roman Games by Alison Futrell

Since only one ludus furnished gladiators for a given set of games, they would have had to fight each other and possibly wound or kill close friends they had formed during their time together. Tne rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Shows as political assembly.

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Glossary of Terms and Names. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Inaugural Games at the Flavian Amphitheater. Fugrell of wild animal shows. Historical Sources in Translation.

The Roman Games : Historical Sources in Translation

Timothy Phin rated it it was amazing Jun 23, Mixed edifices in the Western Empire. Covers chariot-races, water pageants, naval battles and wildanimal fights, as well as gladiatorial combat.

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Would you like to change to the site? Good Spectacles vs Bad Spectacles. Dimitri rated it liked it Jul 26, The Life of the Gladiator.


The Roman Games: A Sourcebook by Alison Futrell

Temporary structures in Rome. Looking for beautiful books? Tainted by the Crowd. Her current research interests are in representations of gender and power, both in the ancient past and in modern popular culture. The Emperor as Spectator. Adam rated it really liked it Feb 18, Games and the Roman state.

The Roman Games by Futrell, Alison

Drawing on literarydescriptions, inscriptions, reliefs, mosaics, and archaeologicalfeatures, The Roman Games offers a range of political, social, and religious perspectives. Andrea rated it it was ok Apr 05, Suggestions for Further Reading.

Christian Rome and the Arena. Audiences at the Games.

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