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The Resource The gladiators : history's most deadly sport, Fik Meijer ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters

The gladiators : history's most deadly sport, Fik Meijer ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters

Label
The gladiators : history's most deadly sport
Title
The gladiators
Title remainder
history's most deadly sport
Statement of responsibility
Fik Meijer ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
LAS
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Meijer, Fik
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Waters, Liz
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colosseum (Rome, Italy)
  • Gladiators
  • Gladiators in art
  • Games
Label
The gladiators : history's most deadly sport, Fik Meijer ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in the Netherlands in 2003 as Gladiatoren: volksvermaak in het Colosseum
  • "Thomas Dunne Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology -- Introduction -- How the gladiator games evolved -- Chariot races and plays -- Early gladiator fights -- Spartacus -- Gladiator games under the early emperors -- The gladiators -- Their prestige -- Their backgrounds -- Their training -- Their life expectancy -- Their love life -- Female gladiators -- What did it all cost? -- Types of gladiator -- The scene of action -- The building of the Colosseum -- Safety -- Comfort -- Copies of the Colosseum -- The animals -- A day at the Colosseum -- The morning programme : hunting and animal fights -- The interval attractions : executions -- The afternoon programme : gladiator fights -- Sea battles (naumachiae) -- Dead meat -- Gladiator burials -- Carcasses : disposed of or eaten? -- The end of gladiator shows -- Objections to gladiator fights -- The demise of gladiator shows -- The decline and fall of the Colosseum -- Gladiator films -- Spartacus -- Gladiator -- Epilogue -- Glossary -- List of amphitheatres
Control code
86074414
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First St. Martin's Griffin edition
Extent
xvii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780312364021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The gladiators : history's most deadly sport, Fik Meijer ; translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in the Netherlands in 2003 as Gladiatoren: volksvermaak in het Colosseum
  • "Thomas Dunne Books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology -- Introduction -- How the gladiator games evolved -- Chariot races and plays -- Early gladiator fights -- Spartacus -- Gladiator games under the early emperors -- The gladiators -- Their prestige -- Their backgrounds -- Their training -- Their life expectancy -- Their love life -- Female gladiators -- What did it all cost? -- Types of gladiator -- The scene of action -- The building of the Colosseum -- Safety -- Comfort -- Copies of the Colosseum -- The animals -- A day at the Colosseum -- The morning programme : hunting and animal fights -- The interval attractions : executions -- The afternoon programme : gladiator fights -- Sea battles (naumachiae) -- Dead meat -- Gladiator burials -- Carcasses : disposed of or eaten? -- The end of gladiator shows -- Objections to gladiator fights -- The demise of gladiator shows -- The decline and fall of the Colosseum -- Gladiator films -- Spartacus -- Gladiator -- Epilogue -- Glossary -- List of amphitheatres
Control code
86074414
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First St. Martin's Griffin edition
Extent
xvii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780312364021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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