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    DescriptionRoman Sports and Spectacles: A Sourcebook contains numerous translations from the Latin, including famous authors, such as Cicero, Seneca, Tertullian and Augustine, and the not so famous, including graffiti, advertisements and tombstones to paint a world view of what sports Romans played and what they thought of them. The world of Roman sports was similar in many ways to our own, but there were significant differences. For one thing Roman sports centered during religious festivals and the participants were most often slaves. Roman sports were not team sports, but individual competitions. And sports like chariot racing and gladiatorial competitions were very dangerous. Each document includes an introduction to the source material.


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    Title
    Roman Sports and Spectacles
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anna Mahoney
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 119
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781585100095
    ISBN 10: 1585100099
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    B&T General Subject: 760
    BIC subject category V2: WS
    Libri: I-RB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24100
    BISAC V2.8: SPO019000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000, HIS002000, REF000000
    DC21: 796.0937
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 796.0937
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.093/6
    LC classification: GV31 .M34 2001
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: S, GBC, JBCC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAR
    Publisher
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Imprint name
    Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
    Publication date
    01 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    USA
    Author Information
    Anne Mahoney is Lecturer in Classics at Tufts University and holds a Ph.D. from Boston University. She has published articles and reviews on Greek poetry, particularly drama; and on Latin poetry, from Saturnians to the nineteenth century. She also has overseen the revision of "Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar" for Focus Publishing and updated the metrical material in that key reference work.