The Game of Death in Ancient Rome: Arena Sport and Political Suicide

The Game of Death in Ancient Rome: Arena Sport and Political Suicide

by Paul Plass

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The Game of Death in Ancient Rome: Arena Sport and Political Suicide by Paul Plass

This book examines two forms of Roman 'institutional' violence:
gladitorial combat and political suicide, attempting to explain and correlate the social and psychological significance of these phenomena.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299145743
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 11/17/1998
Series: Studies in Classics
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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