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Gladiators and the Roman Games

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions
by Richard A. Cohen

Cruelty and Civilization: The Roman Games
by Roland Auguet
Paperback: 222 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.68 x 8.51 x 5.45
Routledge; ISBN: 041510453X; Reprint edition

Emperors and Gladiators
by Thomas Wiedemann

Gladiators and Caesars: The Power of Spectacle in Ancient Rome
by Eckart Kohne (Editor), et al
Book Description: Bread and circuses were what the Romans demanded of their emperors, and for more than 500 years spectacular events in amphitheaters, circuses, and theaters were the most important leisure activities of the masses in all parts of the Roman empire. In Rome itself, public holidays featuring magnificent and costly shows occupied more than half the year. Comedies and tragedies, pantomimes and bawdy folk plays were staged in the theaters, while in the arena of the Colosseum, opened in a.d. 80,...
Paperback: 160 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.51 x 11.87 x 9.56
Publisher: University of California Press; (December 1, )
ISBN: 0520227980

The Gladiator: The Secret History of Rome's Warrior Slaves
by Alan Baker

by Richard Watkins (Author)
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Hardcover: 80 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.49 x 10.86 x 9.02
Houghton Mifflin Co; ISBN: 039582656X; (September 29, )

Gladiator: The Making of the Ridley Scott Epic (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
by Ridley Scott (Introduction), et al

Gladiators: 100 BC - AD 200 (Warrior, 39)
by Stephen Wisdom, Angus McBride (Illustrator)

Lift the Lid on Gladiators
by Philip Wilkinson

Roman Britain: Outpost of the Empire
by Howard H. Scullard
Listed under Ancient Britain

Secret Worlds: Gladiators (Secret Worlds)
by John Malam

by Howard Fast
Historical novel first published in the 1950s.
Paperback: 372 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.80 x 9.00 x 6.03
M.E.Sharpe; ISBN: 156324599X; Reprint edition (October )

Spartacus and Slave Wars
by Shaw

Spartacus and the Slave Wars: A Brief History With Documents
(Bedford Series in History and Culture)
by Brent D. Shaw (Translator)

by James Lewis Mitchell, et al

The Way of the Gladiator
by Daniel P. Mannix
Reprint of Those About to Die, an entertaining but largely fictional account of the Roman Games. Db.

Gladiators at Pompeii
by Luciana Jacobelli

Gladiator: Life and Death in Ancient Rome
by John Malam (Library Binding)

by Michael Grant
One of the better books on the subject.
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by Arthur Koestler
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