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The Resource Public spectacles in Roman and late antique Palestine, Zeev Weiss

Public spectacles in Roman and late antique Palestine, Zeev Weiss

Label
Public spectacles in Roman and late antique Palestine
Title
Public spectacles in Roman and late antique Palestine
Statement of responsibility
Zeev Weiss
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weiss, Zeev
Dewey number
796.0937
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
  • GV31
  • GV31
LC item number
.W45 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Revealing antiquity
Series volume
21
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Entertainment events
  • Popular culture
  • Palestine
  • Romans
  • Palestine
  • Palestine
  • Palestine
  • Palestine
  • GAMES
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • TRAVEL
  • HISTORY
  • Antiquities
  • Classical antiquities
  • Entertainment events
  • Manners and customs
  • Popular culture
  • Romans
  • Middle East
Label
Public spectacles in Roman and late antique Palestine, Zeev Weiss
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
879576064
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 361 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674726628
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/harvard.9780674726628
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6hpmx2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)879576064
Label
Public spectacles in Roman and late antique Palestine, Zeev Weiss
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
879576064
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 361 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674726628
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/harvard.9780674726628
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6hpmx2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)879576064

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