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Author Beacham, Richard C.

Title Spectacle entertainments of early imperial Rome / Richard C. Beacham.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [1999]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  PA6074 .B43 1999    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-296) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The setup: public entertainments in the Late Republic -- Playing for power: the Age of the Dynasts -- The state craft and stagecraft of Augustus -- Playing for keeps: the politics of pageantry in the Early Principate -- Nero: no business but show business.
Subject Entertainment events -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Popular culture -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Processions -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Pageants -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Theater -- Political aspects -- Rome -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- Rome.
Spectacular, The.
ISBN 0300073828 alkaline paper

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