Emperors and Gladiators - Wiedemann, Thomas E J, Professor

Of all aspects of Roman culture, the gladiatorial contests for which the Romans built their amphitheatres are at once the most fascinating and the most difficult for us to come to terms with. Since antiquity, a number of theories have been put forward to explain their importance. They have been seen as sacrifices to the gods or, at funerals, to ...

Emperors and Gladiators 1995, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415121644

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Emperors and Gladiators 1992, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415000055