Item Details

Public Spectacles in Roman and Late Antique Palestine

Zeev Weiss
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780674048317 (alk. paper), 0674048318 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • The beginning : the introduction of public spectacles and competitions into ancient Palestine
  • Shaping the city's landscape : buildings for mass entertainment in their urban context
  • Entertaining the crowds : performances, competitions, and shows
  • Financing, organization, and operation
  • Adopting a novelty : Jewish attitudes toward Roman spectacles and competitions
  • Public spectacles and socio-cultural behavior in late antique Palestine.
Description
xii, 361 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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