The Silchester Amphitheatre

This companion volume to Britannia Monographs Nos. 5 & 15 throws new light on one of the principal monuments of Roman Silchester and examines the functions of urban and military amphitheatres in Britain.

The Silchester Amphitheatre

Author: Michael Fulford

Publisher: Soc for the Promotion of Roman stds

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Page: 197

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This companion volume to Britannia Monographs Nos. 5 & 15 throws new light on one of the principal monuments of Roman Silchester and examines the functions of urban and military amphitheatres in Britain.

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