Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome

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INDEX
Note: this selective index concentrates on topics, terms and names in the text. Citations of pages are understood to include the notes associated with those pages.
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acclamations 222 , 225-7
accusers (delatores)97-8 , 225
actors see infamy
aedile 99-100 , 191-3
afterlife 129-31 , 221 , 254 ;
see also resurrection;
souls
Afranius 165
Africa 78-9 , 243 , 266 ;
Africanae see cats
africanae see cats
Agapius 252
agger see Esquiline
Alexandria 252
Amatius (Pseudo Marius) 221
ambitus50
America 190 , 193-5
Ammianus Marcellinus 185
amphitheater:
as facility 2 , 159 , 187 , 223 , 227 ;
Flavian (Colosseum) 3 , 34 , 51-2 , 77 , 99 , 159 , 187 , 191-2 , 223 , 243 , 245 ;
gates 156 , 159 ;
London 224 ;
origin 50 ;
see also spectators;
spoliarium
Ancyra 252
Androcles 93
animals:
attitudes to 5-6 ;
as resource 6 , 187-90 ;
see also animals by type (e.g. carrion animals, cats);
beasts;
bullfights;
hunting;
victims, animal
Antony, Mark 50 , 132 , 220-1
Apicata 222
Apicius 190
Apphianus 252
Appian 132 , 219-20
Apuleius 14 , 91 , 193
arena 10 , 35 ;
rituals in 155-9 ;
see also amphitheater, executions;
Forum etc.
Argei 215-16
Assyria 134-5
Attalus 249-50
Atellan plays see Tiberius
auctoratus see gladiators, volunteers
Auguet, R. 155-6
Augustus 50 , 52-3 , 76-7 , 84 , 87 , 97 , 100 , 132 , 167 , 187 , 191 , 217 , 221
Aurelius, Marcus 77 , 94-5 , 98 , 102 , 250
Aztecs and Maya 2 , 82 , 135-8 , 220

b
banquets (epulae, cenae)45-6 , 190-1 , 215 ;
cena libera82
Barton, C. 9-10 , 81 , 83 , 87 , 162
Bauman, R. 101
bears 77 , 90 , 185-6 , 192-3 , 252
beasts:
exposure to (damnati ad bestias)184-7 , 217 , 245 , 249-50 ;
fighters of (bestiarii)79-80 ;
spectacles with (venationes)2 , 42-4 , 77-8 , 266 ;
see also animals;
Christians;
consumption;
summa supplicia
Beatrice 253
birds 191-2 ;
ostriches 193 ;
see also carrion animals
Blandina 249-50
blood sports, modern 5
boars 186 , 192
Bodel, J. see Esquiline
body:
post-mortem abuse of 41 , 131-3 , 140 , 156 , 162 , 220-1 , 225 , 243 , 251 , 254 , 268 ;
symbolism of 11 , 13-14 , 17 , 19 , 134 , 267 ;
see

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