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By Donald G. Kyle

The flowery and creative slaughter of people and animals within the enviornment fed an insatiable wish for violent spectacle one of the Roman humans. Donald G. Kyle combines the phrases of old authors with present scholarly learn and cross-cultural views, as he explores
* the origins and historic improvement of the games
* who the sufferers have been and why they have been chosen
* how the Romans disposed of the hundreds of thousands of ensuing corpses
* the advanced non secular and formality elements of institutionalised violence
* the quite savage therapy given to defiant Christians.
This full of life and unique paintings presents compelling, occasionally debatable, views at the bloody entertainments of historic Rome, which proceed to fascinate us to today.

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