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Colosseum : Rome's arena of death

Author: Peter Connolly
Publisher: London : BBC Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using state-of-the-art computer graphics, this book brings the world of Ancient Rome to life and shows how and why this most extraordinary of human monuments was built. The Colosseum was home to the most violent and deadly spectator sports in history, and the making of many 'gladiator' heroes.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Connolly
ISBN: 0563488921 9780563488927
OCLC Number: 52695971
Notes: "Published to accompany the television programme Colosseum, first broadcast on BBC1 in 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Colosseum (Television program)
Responsibility: Peter Connolly.

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