More than 1,500 years have passed since the last blood – human or animal – was spilled in the Colosseum, but the massive building erected by the Flavian emperors has continued to play a role in history. This book tells the dramatic story of the Colosseum – from its bloody gladiatorial games and the sacrifice of early Christians to the dismantling of the arena and its final restoration. The book also recounts the story of Rome as viewed from the vantage point of the empire’s most impressive…
ISBN 10 : 9781640190641
ISBN 13 : 1640190643
More than 1,500 years have passed since the last blood – human or animal – was spilled in the Colosseum, but the massive building erected by the Flavian emperors has continued ..
ISBN 10 : 1492923974
ISBN 13 : 9781492923978
*Includes pictures. *Explains how the Romans designed and built the Colosseum. *Includes ancient accounts of games held in the Colosseum. *Includes a bibliography for further readi..
ISBN 10 : 9781846684708
ISBN 13 : 1846684706
The Colosseum was Imperial Rome's monument to warfare. Like a cathedral of death it towered over the city and invited its citizens, 50,000 at a time, to watch murderous gladiatoria..
ISBN 10 : 149422156X
ISBN 13 : 9781494221560
*Includes pictures. *Includes ancient accounts of gladiatorial games and other spectacles. *Explains how the Colosseum was designed and built, as well as how seating was arranged. ..
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ISBN 10 : 168376594X
ISBN 13 : 9781683765943
What beautiful architectural pieces! Who built them? This cool educational resource features the best of Roman architecture. It highlights the architectural achievements of these p..
ISBN 10 : 1117900711
ISBN 13 : 9781117900711
This book an EXACT reproduction of the original book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. T..