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Author Dunkle, Roger.

Title Gladiators : violence and spectacle in ancient Rome / Roger Dunkle.

Imprint Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson/Longman, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.0937 D921g 2008    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 398 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-385) and index.
Contents Preface -- Publisher's acknowledgements -- Cultural context and origins of gladiatorial combat -- Recruitment and training of gladiators -- Gladiator games in action -- A brief history of gladiator games -- A brief history of the arena hunt -- The Roman amphitheatre and the colosseum -- Gladiators in film -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Gladiators -- Rome -- History.
Violence -- Rome -- History.
ISBN 9781405807395

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