Riot in the Amphitheater—A.D. 59
Lecture no. 13 from the course: Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City
Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Continue your consideration of the gladiatorial games and learn about a major crisis in Pompeian life: a riot in the amphitheater that was sparked between the city's inhabitants and fans from a rival city. Trace the factors that led to this catastrophe, the event itself, and its aftermath.