Selected Executions Bibliography

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

Chadwick, Henry, ed. Musurillo, Herbert, trans. The Acts of the Christian Martyrs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1972.

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

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

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

Dowling, Melissa. Clemency and Cruelty in the Roman World. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006.

Dronke, Peter. Women writers of the Middle Ages: a critical study of texts from Perpetua (+203)   to Marguerite Porete (+1310). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

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

Salisbury, Joyce. Perpetua’s Passion: the Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman. New York: Routledge, 1997.

van den Hoek, Annewies. “Execution as entertainment: the Roman context of martyrdom.” In Pottery, Pavements, and Paradise, edited by Annewies van den Hoek and John J. Herrmann Jr., 403-434. Leiden: Brill, 2013.

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