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Spectacle Entertainments of Later Imperial Rome

Richard Beacham

Spectacle Entertainments of Later Imperial Rome

Volume 2

by Richard Beacham

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10319134M
ISBN 100300110863
ISBN 109780300110869

Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome by Richard C. Beacham. Yale University Press. pages with dust jacket. As new. 28 black and White illustrations. Richard Beacham draws on the early Imperial accounts of Dio, Tacitus and Suetonius, as well as archaeological evidence, to trace the changes in these entertainments throughout the period; he discusses the information they contain for a better understanding of a range of policies and activities in Early Imperial Rome. ; pages.

Beacham, Richard C. Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome. Yale: Yale University, Beacham provides an accurate narrative concerning the relationship between spectacle entertainment (e.g., chariot races, theatre, gladiator shows) and the reigns of several of Rome's most famous emperors, including Caesar, Caligula, and Nero. Roman Chariot Racing: Charioteers, Factions, Spectators nine-line text informs us that Helenus had recently been transferred from the Green faction, where he was under the tutelage of a coach Author: Sinclair Bell.

Discover the history of Imperial Rome on this 3-hour afternoon tour by coach and foot! As the capital of the Roman Empire, Rome boasts an array of ancient monuments and piazzas that teem with tales of times gone by. Learn of Rome’s Imperial past on visits to Piazza de Campidoglio on Capitoline Hill, Circus Maximus and the fascinating Church of St Peter in Chains. See Michelangelo’s 4/5(). Roman Theatre in the Late Imperial Period The Later Imperial Period. It is easy to understand how the sumptuous type of scenery described by ancient sources would have appealed to a popular audience, many of whom lived otherwise drab and economically precarious existences.


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Although other scholars have addressed this topic recently, Richard Beacham's new book, Spectacle Entertainments of Imperial Rome, is particularly welcome because it comes from one of the leading authorities on the ancient theatre. The presentations in the theater, gladiatorial combats, chariot races in the circus, animal hunts, triumphal processions, and other public entertainments of early imperial Rome served as tangible expressions of Roman ideology and power.

The presentations in the theater, gladiatorial combats, chariot races in the circus, animal hunts, triumphal processions, and other public entertainments of early imperial Rome served as tangible expressions of Roman ideology and by: Buy Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome 1st ed.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A description of the lavish public enterta /5(6). The presentations in the theater, gladiatorial combats, chariot races in the circus, animal hunts, triumphal processions, and other public entertainments of early imperial Rome served as tangible expressions of Roman ideology and power.

This engagingly written book describes these lavish. This, indeed, is one of the book's most valuable features. More than of its pages Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome.

28 figs. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, The next chapter discusses more briefly how later emperors handled public spectacle in the city of Rome. The analysis centres around a. Rome entertainment, things to do when in Rome. The city offers also many opportunity of entertainments for those of you who loves theaters and operas, as you will not forget your stay here and Rome's many faces: the Imperial Rome, the Baroque one, the Renaissance one, the Rome of the Popes and of the angels and demons, the one of the.

Defining Roman Spectacles Spectacle, from the Latin word spectaculum, refers generally to a show, a sight, or that which is exposed to public view. The meaning of spectacle can also be extended to include a stageplay or even a place at the theatre.

"The dramatic rise and long rule of Caesar Augustus is the subject of Adrian Goldsworthy’s substantial new biography, Augustus: First Emperor of Rome. The book is a fascinating study of political life in ancient Rome, and the parallels with 4/4(2).

Statius and Virgil The Thebaid and the Reinterpretation of the Aeneid. Cited by 9; Cited by. Crossref Citations. This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome.

New Haven, CT. Beard, M., North, J., and Price, S. () Religions of Rome, vol Author: Randall T. Ganiban. “Public dress and social control in late republican and early imperial Rome.” In Roman Dress and the Fabrics of Roman Culture, edited by Edmondson, J.

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Representations of Spectacle and Sport in Roman Art. In book: A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity, pp Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome.

Beacham. Power into Pageantry: Spectacle Entertainments of Early Imperial Rome. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1 Pp. xii + $ This book, following Beacham's study of The Roman Theatre and Its Audience, extends the concept of performance and spectacle well outside the walls of the theater.

The key ancient texts for the life and rule of Augustus are: Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars (Oxford, ) Cassius Dio, The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus (London, ) For Augustus's own account of his reign (My Achievements) see. Res Gestae Envi Augusti, The Achievements of the Divine Augustus, (ed) P.

Brunt and J.'M. Moore (Oxford, ) which has original text, translation and. The second edition of Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World updates Donald G.

Kyle s award-winning introduction to this topic, covering the Ancient Near East up to the late Roman Empire. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

The Roman Empire (Latin: Imperium Romanum, Classical Latin: [ɪmˈpɛri.ũː roːˈmaːnũː] ; Koinē Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, romanized: Basileía tōn Rhōmaíōn) was the post- Republican period of ancient Rome. As a polity it included large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Northern Africa, and Western Asia ruled by emperors.

From Common languages: Latin, (official until ), Greek. Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience's attention.

Although people's attention is held by different things, because individuals have. The architectural form of theatre in Rome has been linked to later, more well-known examples from the 1st century B.C.E.

to the 3rd Century C.E. The Theatre of ancient Rome referred to as a period of time in which theatrical practice and performance took place in Rome has been linked back even further to the 4th century B.C.E., following the state’s transition from monarchy to republic.Plass, P.

(), Wit and the Writing of History: The Rhetoric of Historiography in Imperial Rome, Madison. Rawson, E. (), 'Discrimina Ordinum: the Lex Julia Theatralis', Papers of the British School in R 83– [= Roman Culture and Society: Collected Papers, Oxford–45].BENEATH modern Rome is a hidden city, as still as Rome is chaotic, as dark as Rome is luminous, with its own peculiar animals, powerful odors, frigid waters, and spectacular ancient remains.