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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Eckart Köhne; Cornelia Ewigleben; Ralph Jackson; British Museum.
|Notes:||"Published to accompany an exhibition held at the British Museum from 21 October 2000 to 23 January 2001. The exhibition is based on a concept designed by the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, and shown at Hamburg from 11 February to 18 June 2000 and at the Historisches Museum der Pfalz, Speyer, from 9 July to 1 October 2000"--T.p. verso.
Translation and adaptation of: Caesaren und Gladiatoren. 2000.
|Description:||153 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), 1 col. map ; 30 cm.|
|Contents:||Bread and circuses: the politics of entertainment / Eckart Köhne --
Familia gladiatoria: the heroes of the amphitheatre / Marcus Junkelmann --
Greek athletics in Rome: boxing, wrestling, and the pancration / Marcus Junkelmannn --
On the starting line with Ben Hur: chariot-racing in the circus maximus / Marcus Junkelmann --
'Give us your applause': the world of theatre / Wilfried Stroh --
'What these women love is the sword': the performers and their audiences / Cornelia Ewigleben --
Money and circuses: competitive sport as part of the entertainment industry / Volker Albers.
|Other Titles:||Power of spectacle in ancient Rome
Caesaren und Gladiatoren.
|Responsibility:||edited by Eckart Köhne and Cornelia Ewigleben ; English version edited by Ralph Jackson.|