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The Way of the Gladiator
     

The Way of the Gladiator

by Daniel P. Mannix
 

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"The Way of the Gladiator" vividly portrays the world of the Roman Games wherein slaves, prisoners, helpless women and innocent children, and ferocious animals like tigers, bears and lions were used to satisfy the Roman mob's lust for blood and gore. It shows how the games lost their dignity and degenerated into spectacles of pointless massacres?where animals were

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"The Way of the Gladiator" vividly portrays the world of the Roman Games wherein slaves, prisoners, helpless women and innocent children, and ferocious animals like tigers, bears and lions were used to satisfy the Roman mob's lust for blood and gore. It shows how the games lost their dignity and degenerated into spectacles of pointless massacres?where animals were trained to rape young girls and other scenes of sadism and fornication were witnessed in the arena. The biographies of gladiators presented here leave no room for doubt that the glory of the Roman Empire covers a great deal of shameful history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781876963941
Publisher:
ibooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,236,290
File size:
277 KB

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