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Paul Chrystal

Paul Chrystal attended the Universities of Hull and Southampton where he took degrees in Classics. he is author of over 120 books and articles published since 2010 on a wide range of subjects including classical, social and military history. In 2020 he took over as History Editor for the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. He is the author of Women at War in the Ancient World (2016), Roman Military Disasters (2015); War in Greek Mythology (2020) and Rome: Republic into Empire – The Civil Wars (2019. His latest book is The Book in the Ancient World (2023) all published by Pen & Sword History.

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Women Gladiators: Sensational Spectator Sport For Roman Audiences

Women Gladiators: Sensational Spectator Sport For Roman Audiences

It may all have started when female sword fighters performed at funerals in the very early days of Rome. There may also be some connection between women participating in chariot racing and women...