Selected Animals in the Arena Bibliography

Auguet, Roland. Cruelty and Civilization: The Roman Games. London: Routledge, 1994.

Bingham, S. & Simonsen, K. “A brave new world? The ship-in-circus coins of Septimius Severus revisited,” Ancient History Bulletin 20 (2006): 51-60.

Bomgardner, D.L. “The Magerius Mosaic Revisited.” In Roman Amphitheatres and Spectacula: a 21st century perspective. Papers from an international conference held at Chester. 16th-18th February 2007, edited by Tony Wilmott, 165-177. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2009.

Coleman, Kathleen. “Fatal Charades: Roman Executions Staged as Mythological Enactments,” The Journal of Roman Studies 80 (1990): 44-73.

Colemann, Kathleen. M. Valerii Martialis Liber Spectaculorum. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Dodge, Hazel. Spectacle in the Roman World. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011.

Epplett, William Christopher. “Animal Spectacula of the Roman Empire.” Phd. diss., University of British Columbia, 2001.

Epplett, William Christopher.  “The Capture of Animals by the Roman Military,” Greece & Rome 48.2 (2001): 210-222.

Futrell, Alison. Historical Sources in Translation: The Roman Games. Oxford: Blackwell   Publishing, 2006.

Harden, Alastair. Animals in the Classical World: Ethical Perspectives from Greek and Roman Texts. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Jennison, George. Animals for show and pleasure in ancient Rome. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1937.

Mahoney, Anne. Roman Sport and Spectacles: A Sourcebook. Newburyport: Focus Publishing, 2001.


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