The Day Commodus Killed A Rhino

Pub Date : 2014-11-14 | Author : Jerry Toner | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421415864
ISBN 13 : 1421415860

The Roman emperor Commodus wanted to kill a rhinoceros with a bow and arrow, and he wanted to do it in the Colosseum. Commodus’s passion for hunting animals was so fervent that h..

Roman Games

Pub Date : 2012-09-01 | Author : Bruce Macbain | Publisher : Head of Zeus

ISBN 10 : 9781908800961
ISBN 13 : 1908800968

A crime novel set in Ancient Rome. A city under the thrall of a tyrant, where deceit and death walk hand-in-hand. DECEIT, TYRANNY, DEATH. Games the Romans play best. Sextus Ingenti..

The Roman Games

Pub Date : 2009-02-09 | Author : Alison Futrell | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781405153157
ISBN 13 : 1405153156

This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to every aspect of Roman spectacles, especially gladiatorial combat and chariot racing. Draws on the words of eye-witnesses a..

Jews In A Graeco Roman World

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Martin Goodman | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198150787
ISBN 13 : 0198150784

This study of the social, cultural, and religious history of the Jews in the Graeco-Roman world tackles from different angles the extent to which Jews in this period differed from ..

A Companion To Roman Religion

Pub Date : 2011-04-18 | Author : Jörg Rüpke | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781444339246
ISBN 13 : 1444339249

A comprehensive treatment of the significant symbols and institutions of Roman religion, this companion places the various religious symbols, discourses, and practices, including J..

The Roman Amphitheatre

Pub Date : 2007-09-10 | Author : Katherine E. Welch | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521809444
ISBN 13 : 9780521809443

Amphitheater - Arena - Gladiator - Kolosseum - Römerzeit...

A Companion To Roman Art

Pub Date : 2015-09-09 | Author : Barbara E. Borg | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118886045
ISBN 13 : 1118886046

A Companion to Roman Art encompasses various artistic genres, ancient contexts, and modern approaches for a comprehensive guide to Roman art. Offers comprehensive and original essa..