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The gladiators

G. J. Whyte-Melville

The gladiators

a tale of Rome and Judea.

by G. J. Whyte-Melville

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Published by Ward Lock & Co. in London .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20157787M

  The Book of the Capuan Gladiators Blackmoon's Siege - Collection 9 - Braves and Brawlers If you cannot see the Army Card graphic, check Hasbro's Unit Page for stats and special powers, plus "character biography" and other non-game unit info.   Telemachus was a monk who lived in Asia Minor about the year AD. During his life time gladiatorial games were very popular in Rome. The gladiators were often slaves or political prisoners who were condemned to fight each other unto death for the amusement of the spectators. The sight of blood and gore on the arena floor fascinated people.

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The gladiators by G. J. Whyte-Melville Download PDF EPUB FB2

The English title is “The Gladiators – History’s most deadly sport”, but an enormous amount of the book isn’t dedicated to them but to other roman entertainment or judicial systems that had nothing to do with proper gladiatorial combat or by: 7. "The Gladiator" is a readable and sometimes melodramatic account of the gladiatorial games of ancient The gladiators book.

The book is not a systematic, chronological history of the arena--rather, it offers an impression of what the contests would have been like at various points in the development of /5(27).

SALES POINTS: *-'THE GLADIATORS is a philosophical novel dealing with the -nature of revolution; a melancholy commentary on the failure -of politics to respond to men's inner needs.

Mr Koestler is 3/5(1). The first section of the book deals with the origins and evolutions of the gladiatorial games. There is a widely held belief, to which some in Antiquity adhered, that the genesis of the games lay in Etruscan religious rituals, possibly as a kind of indirect human sacrifice for the dead.

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He is a gladiator. He was played by Gus Gender: male. An analysis of the lives of ancient Rome's gladiators explores how they were both despised and hero-worshiped, chronicling how tens of thousands of gladiators perished.

The Gladiators of the Empire book series by James Duffy includes books Sand of the Arena (Gladiators of the Empire Novel) and The Fight for The gladiators book A Gladiators of the Empire Novel. See the complete Gladiators of the Empire series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

The author has pieced together thousands of documents, eyewitness testimonies, and engravings to tell in vivid detail the story of the gladiators of ancient Rome.” —The Daily Mail [UK] “Fik Meijer, a professor of ancient history in Amsterdam, gives fascinating insight into Ancient Rome's gladiators.

An in-depth book.” —The Big Pages: Translation (by Edith Simon) of Koestler's first novel. Moderate edgewear with surface loss to front and rear wraps, stronger rubbing with loss at upper spine end and along hinges; loss of lutre to central panles though still clean and very nciely colored.

Raised inside the greatest gladiator school in Rome, Remus fought hard for his freedom. He earned it the only way he knew how—in the arena. Now he is content training others to do the fighting—or so he thought.

Something changes the night he meets a slave girl desperate to prove herself. He should walk away, but the gods have other plans. Junkelmann, Marcus Gladiatoren - Das Spiel mit dem Tod,Philip von Zabern, Mainz This is the "bible" when it comes to gladiators.

It is very detailed with many pictures and covers nearly everything from the origins, to the development of armor and weapons, fighting techniques, appendix with a catalog of helmets and greaves found at Pompei.

50+ videos Play all Mix - The Gladiators - The rich man poor man YouTube The Gladiators - Back To Roots (FULL ALBUM) 🎧🔊 - Duration: ROOTS RAIZESviews. Gladiators at Pompeii, illustrated with striking Pompeiian depictions of these ancient combatants, presents a complete picture of the gladiators of the Roman Empire and the highly organized and.

Gladiators were often referred to as hordearii or "barley men," and, perhaps surprisingly, they ate more plants and less meat than average diets were high in carbohydrates, with an emphasis on beans and drank what must have been vile brews of charred wood or bone ash to increase their calcium levels—analysis of the bones at Ephesus found very high levels of calcium.

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A history of the often brutal world of the gladiators written in an engaging narrative style and containing full colour illustrations throughout. Includes details of the different types of gladiators, their costumes and weaponry, famous gladiators and the arenas in which they fought.

One source is the book of "Oneirocritica" of Artemidorus, a professional diviner of the second century CE Rome. Artemidorus interpreted dreams for Roman citizens, and a chapter of his book discusses what a man's dream of fighting with a specific gladiator type.

Examines life as a gladiator in ancient Rome, discussing a fighter's weapons and training, on board pages cut to replicate a 3-D Colosseum, the arena where the games took place.

A gladiator book with added bite, The Gladiators is sure to be welcomed by scholars and general readers se Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies.

The Gladiators from Capua is the eighth book in Caroline Lawrence's The Roman is published by Orion Books. Overview Edit. March, 80 AD. Plot Synopsis Edit. The novel opens with a brief scene set some years earlier – a slave in training as a gladiator refuses to kill his beaten opponent, turning his back on a promising career.

The Gladiators is a comprehensive survey of these ancient sports, focusing on gladiatorial combat and the beast hunts (venationes). While many books have been written on arena spectacles in ancient Rome, they generally neglect the venationes, despite the fact that the beast hunts, of various dangerous wild animals (including lions, tigers 5/5(1).THE GLADIATORS.

History’s Most Deadly Sport. by Fik Meijer. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. An unapologetic look at the blood-soaked rituals that marked Roman social life for centuries. Frustrated by historians who wag their fingers at Rome for.

The Gladiator is a wonderful story of faith and love set in Ancient Rome, a unique setting for a historical romance. Although a first time writer, author Carla Capshaw does a wonderful job of bringing the setting and characters to life, and I look forward to reading more from her.5/5(5).