The Gladiator: The Secret History of Rome's Warrior Slaves

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-10-16
  • Publisher: Da Capo Pr
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Take "a lively, voyeuristic glimpse into the ancient world" of the gladiator (Publishers Weekly)

Author Biography

Alan Baker is the author of three previous books. He lives in Hove, England.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Duty to the Deadp. 7
A Branch of Politicsp. 31
How to Kill, How to Diep. 41
The Revolt of Spartacusp. 59
Curio's Swivelling Amphitheatrep. 67
Realms of Chaosp. 75
Duels to the Deathp. 81
Battles Upon the Waterp. 87
Battles Against the Beastsp. 97
The Emperors Who Fought as Gladiatorsp. 113
The Horror of the Executionsp. 127
A Day at the Gamesp. 149
The End of a Cruel Erap. 195
Glossaryp. 207
Bibliography and Suggested Further Readingp. 213
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