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6 edition of World of the Gladiator found in the catalog.

World of the Gladiator

by Susanna Shadrake

  • 375 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Military History - Ancient,
  • Ancient Rome - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • GLADIATORS,
  • History / Ancient / Rome,
  • ROME_SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS,
  • Sports & Recreation / History,
  • Military - Other

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7982739M
    ISBN 10075243442X
    ISBN 109780752434421

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World of the Gladiator by Susanna Shadrake Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nice book for general reading about the history of the gladiator. It give an all around picture of the times in Rome and how the gladiator came into being and their evolution from a funeral rite to the massive games of the Arena.

The reading is not too technical and is a easy read. I am pleased to add it to my library/5(6). The World of the Gladiator book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The gladiatorial contest was the high point of the bloody sport /5. Gladiator is a science fiction novel by American author Philip Wylie, first published in The story concerns a scientist who invents an "alkaline free-radical" serum to "improve" humankind by granting the proportionate strength of an ant and the leaping ability of the : Philip Wylie.

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Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. Get this from a library. The world of the gladiator. [Susanna Shadrake] -- This book looks at the origins of the gladiator from the funerary religious practices of Republican Rome to the extreme form of entertainment we recognise today.

The bloody business of the arena. It's a fairly short book that's mostly nonfiction, but interspersed with very entertaining "day in the life of a gladiator" fictionalized portions. Sure, there's quite a bit of Hollywood-movie-type conjecture, and lots of the usual repetition of "facts" from Suetonius and Tacitus, but it's still a very enjoyable read.4/5(36).

A very good account of the life of the Roman gladiators. The book is well documented yet reads easily. I did not find it as good however as the book called Gladiators the unofficial guide, which I think gives you a better sense of the actual life of a s: Blood of a Gladiator is the first book in an exciting new mystery series by Ashley Gardner.

Set in ancient Rome during the reign of Nero, a newly freed gladiator Leonidas sets out to solve a mysterious death when it appears that he could be held responsible for the murder/5(25).

In short, if ever there was a film that didn’t cry out for a sequel, it’s Gladiator. Init won five Oscars, including best picture and best actor, and it took $m (£m) at the box. Gladiator Summary. Germania, A.D. (a.k.a.: old). The Romans, under the leadership of their studly general, Maximus (Russell Crowe), are preparing for one final battle against the frankly terrifying Germanic tribes.

But the promise of peace looms. Gladiator c Pearson Education Limited Gladiator - Teacher’s notes of 3 Teacher’s notes LEVEL 4 PENGUIN READERS Teacher Support Programme About the author The book, Gladiator, was written by Dewey Gram. The screenplay for the movie was written by David Franzoni, John Logan and William Nicholson.

The movie was a. Gladiator is a British-American epic historical drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and William film was co-produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Universal stars Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Ralf Möller, Oliver Reed (in his final role), Djimon Hounsou, Derek Jacobi, John Shrapnel, and.

Shadrake, Susanna The World of the Gladiator, Tempus Publishing, Stroud Her husband is member of the gladiator group Britannica so this book also contains some nice photos of reconstructed gladiatorial armor.

It even has some explosion drawings and sketches of reconstructed pieces which I found very helpful for my own group. Buy The World of the Gladiator 1st Edition by Shadrake, Susanna (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8.

From the author of The World of Fighting Dogs and Pit Bulls and Tenacious Guard Dogs comes this third and most impressive book to date, Gladiator Dogs. Bringing to life 13 breeds originally used as fighting dogs, Dr. Carl Semencic illustrates the history, characteristics and abilities of the world's toughest canines, and shares hundreds of Reviews: Ritual combat: the evolution of the gladiator --Caesar's games --From ludus to arena: the making of a gladiator --Behind the game of death: organising the spectacle --The virtue of worthless blood: to please the crowd --Novelty and variety: gladiatorial categories --Timor mortis, amor mortis: attitudes to gladiators and the games.

The World of the Gladiator | The gladiatorial contest was the high point of the bloody sports witnessed in Rome s Colosseum and in other amphitheatres throughout the Roman empire. This is the first popular book to explore all aspects of gladiatorial lifeits beginnings under the Republic; the organization of the spectacle; the day-to-day-life of a gladiator; a typical show from start to finish.

Gladiator by Richard Watkins is a book about Gladiators. It tells the history and different types of Gladiators. The types are Samnite, Hoplomachus, Thracian, Marillo, Retiarius, and Secutor. It also tells a day of the gladiators.

This book is very interesting and teaching. I recommend this book to people who like fighting/5(11). 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.

Minna Lacey has been writing books for Usborne since Gladiator book. Read 66 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ridley Scott brings the splendour of Ancient Rome to the big screen, with /5(66). Blood of a Gladiator (Leonidas the Gladiator Mysteries Book 1) - Kindle edition by Gardner, Ashley, Ashley, Jennifer.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Blood of a Gladiator (Leonidas the Gladiator Mysteries Book 1).Reviews: Gladiator Summary.

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