GLADIATORS: Deadly Arena Sports of Ancient Rome
A comprehensive survey of the ancient arena sports of the Roman Empire, focusing on gladiatorial combat and the beast battles that took place there. Epplett reveals that the beast hunts necessary to supply the wild animals, were almost as popular as gladiatorial spectacles and endured over a longer period of time. Features the details of the training, equipment, and fighting styles used. Color photos.
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