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The Lure of the Arena : Social Psychology and the Crowd at the Roman Games /

"Why did the Romans turn out in their tens of thousands to watch brutal gladiatorial games? Previous studies have tried to explain the attraction of the arena by theorizing about its cultural function in Roman society. The games have been seen as celebrations of the violence of empire or of Rom...

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Main Author: Fagan, Garrett G., 1963-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Available at American Research Center in Sofia Call Number: HV8551 .F34 2011