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Spectacle entertainments of early imperial Rome

Author: Richard C Beacham
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1999.
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"The presentations in the theater, gladiatorial combats, chariot races in the circus, animal hunts, triumphal processions, and other public entertainments of early imperial Rome served as tangible expressions of Roman ideology and power. This book describes these lavish spectacles, traces their evolution under Rome's political masters from Caesar to Nero, and discusses their social and political  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Beacham
ISBN: 0300073828 9780300073829 9780300176995 0300176996
OCLC Number: 40610092
Description: xii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The setup: public entertainments in the Late Republic --
Playing for power: the Age of the Dynasts --
The state craft and stagecraft of Augustus --
Playing for keeps: the politics of pageantry in the Early Principate --
Nero: no business but show business.
Responsibility: Richard C. Beacham.

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"The presentations in the theater, gladiatorial combats, chariot races in the circus, animal hunts, triumphal processions, and other public entertainments of early imperial Rome served as tangible expressions of Roman ideology and power. This book describes these lavish spectacles, traces their evolution under Rome's political masters from Caesar to Nero, and discusses their social and political significance."--Jacket.

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