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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While certain gladiators were treated as no more than beasts, such as the German above, there were many who had loving wives, a family and even children of their own, whom they honored and cherished.

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Futrell’s collection of sources enables readers to see the broader context of the games, offering a first rate collection of material for life tye the amphitheater, as well as for events that took place within it. The Life of the Gladiator.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Audiences at the Games. Timeline of Roman History. Shows as Political Assemblies. I only want to have a little bit of your good luck for myself. Suggestions for Further Reading. Abram Delecki rated it it was amazing Jan 10, The famous Caracalla romam had quite a few portraits of gladiators and I guess these were the sports heroes of the time, with not only graffiti on the walls of the city but life like images that the general public could admire.

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All in all, I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the Roman games and also for the casual as well as the serious student of ancient history. The Best Books of Christian Rome and the Arena. This tutrell a charming story and one which I was not aware of. Her current research interests are in representations of gender and power, both in the ancient past and in modern popular culture.

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Facilitates an in-depth understanding of this important featureof ancient life. Her current research interests are in representations of gender and power, both in the ancient past and in modern popular culture.