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6 edition of Animals For Show And Pleasure In Ancient Rome found in the catalog.

Animals For Show And Pleasure In Ancient Rome

by George Jennison

  • 364 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal spectacles,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Games,
  • Science,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Menageries,
  • Antiquities,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Animals,
  • History,
  • Rome

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004584M
    ISBN 100812219198
    ISBN 109780812219197

    Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, Köhne, Eckart, and Cornelia Ewigleben. Gladiators and Caesars: The Power of Spectacle in Ancient Rome. Berkeley: University of California Press, Meijer, Fik. The Gladiators. New York: Thomas Dunne Books,   In his book Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome, the historian Donald Kyle explains, [E]xotic animals got special treatment with expert handlers and .

      The bestiari were a group of men in Ancient Rome tasked with fighting exotic dangerous animals for the delight of crowds. Most history books tend to gloss over the more gruesome details of what such fights entailed. For example, history books rarely tell you about 10 The Suicides.   “Ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians had erotic preferences and sexual taboos we’ve seldom heard about,” says California author and historical detective Vicki León in her new book .

    The inaugural games were held, on the orders of the Roman Emperor Titus, to celebrate the completion in AD 80 (81 according to some sources) of the Colosseum, then known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium). Vespasian began construction of the amphitheatre around AD 70 and it was completed by his son Titus who became emperor following Vespasian's death in AD   59 For such traders, see Jennison, G., Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome (Manchester ), p. 45, in commenting on Plautus, Poen. .


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Suggested Reading George Jennison, Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome (Manchester, ) Jerry Toner, The Day Commodus Killed a Rhino (Baltimore, ) J.M. Toynbee, Animals in Roman Life and Art (London, ).

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