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The story of the Roman amphitheatre

Author: D L Bomgardner
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces the origins and development of that most typical and evocative of Roman monuments, the amphitheatre. It shows how they played a central role in the social and political life of ancient Rome and looks at their origins.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D L Bomgardner
ISBN: 0415165938 9780415165938 0415301858 9780415301855
OCLC Number: 42888093
Description: xix, 276 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Colosseum --
Ch. 2. The origins and early development of the amphitheatre --
Ch. 3. Imperial amphitheatres --
Ch. 4. The North African amphitheatres --
Ch. 5. Endings and new beginnings.
Responsibility: D.L. Bomgardner.
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David Bomgardner traces the origins and development of the Roman amphitheatre. This lucid and accessible work is beautifully illustrated with 141 plans and photographs.  Read more...

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