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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Christians and the Arena. This book will be enormously beneficial for students th helpful to scholars too. Temporary structures in Rome. The Spectacle of Roman Power Origins of gladiatorial combat. Life in the ludi. Christian Rome and the arena. Drawing on literarydescriptions, inscriptions, reliefs, mosaics, and archaeologicalfeatures, The Roman Games offers a range of political, social, and religious perspectives.

The arena and Christian identity.


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Roman Games by Alison Futrell

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The Roman Games: Historical Sources in Translation

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The Roman Games by Futrell, Alison

Review quote “A lively and wide-ranging collection of sources on Roman public spectacle. Suggestions for Further Reading.

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