Gladiator: Rome's Bloody Spectacle (General Military Series)

Gladiator: Rome's Bloody Spectacle (General Military Series)

by Konstantin Nossov


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846034725
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 11/17/2009
Series: General Military Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Konstantin Nossov is a researcher in and advisor on ancient and medieval arms, armor and warfare, as well as the author of numerous books and articles on the subject. His particular areas of interest include the history of weapons, fortification and siege warfare. He has lived all his life in Moscow, Russia, and has travelled extensively in Europe, North Africa, South Asia, Asia Minor and the Far East. Konstantin has written several Osprey books, as well as other English language titles and numerous books in Russian. The author lives in Moscow, Russia.

Table of Contents

Introduction - The history of gladiatorial games - Types of Gladiators - Methods of combat - Gladiator's equipment - Amphitheatres / The arena - Organization of spectacles - The day of the show - Conclusion - Appendices - Glossary - Bibliography - Index

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