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A fatal thing happened on the way to the forum : murder in ancient Rome

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"In Ancient Rome all the best stories have one thing in common--murder. In one fifty-year period, twenty-six emperors were murdered. But what did killing mean in a city where gladiators fought to the death to sate a crowd? Emma Southon examines real-lifehomicides from Roman history to explore how perpetrator, victim and the act itself were regarded by ordinary people. Inside Ancient Rome's unique culture of crime and punishment, we see how the Romans viewed life, death, and what it means to be human"--

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Mount Morris Library 937.06 Sou (Text)
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