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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The emperor and political spectacle. Tainted by the Crowd.
Draws on the words of eye-witnesses and participants, as wellas depictions of alkson games in mosaics and other works of art. Andrea rated it it was ok Apr 05, Her brief explanatory notes are insightful, learned and intended to provoke further research.
Timeline of Roman History. Description This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to every aspect of Roman spectacles, especially gladiatorial combat and chariot racing.
Mixed edifices in the Western Empire. Caesar Oubre rated it it was amazing Aug 31, Christians and the Arena. Slave gladiators and the Spartacan War. Imperial Spectacle as Political Forum. Would you like to change to the site?
The Roman Games
Her current research interests are in representations of gender and power, both in the ancient past and in modern popular culture. Features of the Circus Maximus. Glossary of Terms and Names.
There is a lesson to be learned here and we have to give thanks that today, such power is limited to a specific number of years, as untold havoc could result. Audiences at the Games.
Combines political, social, religious and archaeologicalperspectives. Features of the Circus Maximus. Good Spectacles vs Bad Spectacles. Origins of Wild Animal Shows.
Book Review of The Roman Games: A Sourcebook by Alison Futrell
Anatha rated it liked it Sep 04, Covers chariot-races, water pageants, naval battles and wild animal fights, as well as gladiatorial combat. Spectacle and Roman Politics. Book ratings by Goodreads. While this book may not be read like a novel, as it does demand a certain level of concentration and ranges widely from the dry, political wit of Cicero to the more boisterous passages from Juvenal and even Petronius, it is absorbing in its own way, particularly for those readers who are passionate about Rome.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books fktrell want to read. It facilitates an in-depth understanding of this important feature of ancient life. European History Ancient History: The Best Books of Features of the Circus Maximus. Table of contents Reviews Features Illustrations. Games and the Roman State. What a quantity of blood must have been spilt in a few days and the imagination staggers at the sheer indifference that must have been displayed by the vast multitude to the slaughter happening before their very eyes.
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