Book , Print in English

The Colosseum

Keith Hopkins and Mary Beard.
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.
  • x, 214 pages : illustrations; 19 cm.
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • This is the story of Rome's greatest arena - how it was built, the gladiatorial and other games that were held there, the training of the gladiators, the audiences who revelled in the games, the emperors who staged them and the critics, and the strange after-life.
Contents
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1. The Colosseum Now...
  • Chapter 2. ...and Then
  • Chapter 3. The Killing Fields
  • Chapter 4. The People of the Colosseum
  • Chapter 5. Bricks and Mortar
  • Chapter 6. Life after Death
  • Making a visit?
Other information
  • Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2005.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-203) and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 0674018958 (alk. paper)
  • 9780674018952 (alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • 2220439
  • LCCN: 2005046011
  • OCLC: 58594999
  • OCLC: 58594999