Gladiators and caesars: the power of spectacle in ancient Rome

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British Museum Press, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 153 pages
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User Review  - Sean Chick - Goodreads

A nice array of pictures and commentary, but written without verve. Also, the conclusion is an esoteric rant on what is wrong with sports today, which the author sees as partially coming from our ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pauline - Goodreads

A beautiful book with exquisite images that detail the full spectrum of gladiators -- their armor, weapons, and fighting style. It also explores the role of spectacle in Roman culture, relating it to modern times. Read full review

Contents

Give us your Applause
103
What these Women Love Is the Sword
125
Bibliography
147
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