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date: 14 April 2024

Animal Combat 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Alexander KazhdanAlexander Kazhdan

(του̑ θεάτρου κυνήγια). The exhibition of animals at the circus games, the so-called venationes, was popular in ancient Rome, but it seems that by the 4th C. large-scale shows were hard to arrange. Although the ... ...

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