Overview:Ancient Roman Sports, A-Z: Athletes, Venues, Events and Terms - Chariot races. Gladiatorial combat. Fishing. Hunting. Swimming. The ancient Romans enjoyed these sports-sometimes with fanatical enthusiasm. This reference book contains more than 100 entries covering sporting events and activities of the era, and the Romans who sponsored, competed in and attended them.Charioteer Appuleius Diocles, in a career spanning 24 years, competed in 4,257 races, winning an astounding 1,462 of them. Alypius, the young friend of St. Augustine, was both drawn to and repulsed by gladiatorial battles and struggled to shake his mania for the spectacle of blood sport.Brief abstracts of the entries are included for quick reference, along with an expansive glossary and biographical notes on the ancient authors cited.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781476671697. It was written by the following authors: David Matz. Book Ancient Roman Sports, A-Z: Athletes, Venues, Events and Terms, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, History. The book was published on 2019-10-30 00:00:00. It has 237 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download Ancient Roman Sports, A-Z: Athletes, Venues, Events and Terms has PDF format and is called ancient-roman-sports-a-z-athletes-venues-events-and-terms.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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