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Roman Sports and Spectacles A Sourcebook

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ISBN-10: 1585100099

ISBN-13: 9781585100095

Edition: 2002

Authors: Anne Mahoney

List price: $19.95
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Description:

English translations of key documents and other source materials relevant to sports in Rome. The types of entertainment the Romans favored and the way they organized and funded their spectacles can tell us a great deal about Roman life. This book sets out some of the most important textual sources for Roman sports and spectacles, so that readers may explore for themselves how the Romans entertained each other and what they thought of their spectacles.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 119
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

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.