Public spectacles in Roman and late antique Palestine

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Introduces readers to the panoply of public entertainment that flourished in Palestine from the first century BCE to the sixth century CE. Drawing on a trove of original archaeological and textual evidence, Zeev Weiss reconstructs an ancient world where Romans, Jews, and Christians intermixed amid a heady brew of shouts, roars, and applause to watch a variety of typically pagan spectacles.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge, Massachusetts
PublisherHarvard University Press
Number of pages361
ISBN (Electronic)0674048318, 0674726626, 0674728017, 9780674048317, 9780674726628
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameRevealing antiquity
PublisherHarvard University Press


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