The Game of Death in Ancient Rome

The Game of Death in Ancient Rome : Arena Sport and Political Suicide

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Offering a reminder of the complex uses to which institutionalized violence can be put, this study shows how the deadly violence of arena sport and political suicide served a social purpose in ancient Rome.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 153.9 x 229.9 x 21.1mm | 447.88g
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • Wisconsin, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 2 figures
  • 0299145743
  • 9780299145743
  • 1,590,794