Gladiator Film and History

ISBN-10: 1405110422

ISBN-13: 9781405110426

Edition: 2004

Authors: Martin M. Winkler, Kathleen Coleman, Monica Silveira Cyrino, Arthur Eckstein, Arthur J. Pomeroy

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Ridley Scottrsquo;s Gladiator was the first epic film on a Roman subject in 35 years and generated a far-reaching renewal of interest in Roman history and culture. This book analyzes Gladiator from historical, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. It comprises ten essays by experts, examining the film as a representation of history and as cinema. Subjects covered include Roman history and gladiatorial combat, the cinematic origins and traditions of Gladiator, and the filmrsquo;s modern social and political overtones. The book also includes translations of the filmrsquo;s most important historical sources.
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/21/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Monica Silveira Cyrino is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of New Mexico. She is the author of In Pandora's Jar: Lovesickness in Early Greek Poetry (1995) and a contributor to Martin Winkler's Gladiator: Film and History (Blackwell Publishing, 2004). She has appeared as an academic consultant on the television show "History vs. Hollywood" on The History Channel. She was awarded the American Philological Association's national teaching award in classics (1998-99).

Arthur J. Pomeroy is Associate Professor of Classics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors
Editor's Preface
Gladiator from Screenplay to Screen
Gladiator and the Traditions of Historical Cinema
Gladiator in Historical Perspective
The Pedant Goes to Hollywood: The Role of the Academic Consultant
Commodus and the Limits of the Roman Empire
Gladiators and Blood Sport
Gladiator and the Colosseum: Ambiguities of Spectacle
The Vision of a Fascist Rome in Gladiator
Gladiator and Contemporary American Society
The Politics of Gladiator
The Major Ancient Sources
Cassius Dio on Commodus
The Augustan History: Commodus
Herodian on the Death of Commodus
Aurelius Victor on Commodus
Chronology: The Roman Empire at the Time of Commodus
Further Reading
Index to Chapters 1-10
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