A compleat history of the ancient amphitheatres

Publication Date1730
RemainderMore peculiarly regarding the architecture of those buildings, and in particular that of Verona. By the Marquis Scipio Maffei. Made English from the Italian Original By Alexander Gordon, A.M. Adorned with Sculptures. Also Some Account of this Learned Work: Which Contains likewise, I. A Succinct History of Gladiators, and Gladiatory-Shews; with their Origin and Progress. II. Of Inscriptions relating to Amphitheatres. III. The Manner of Baiting Wild-Beasts among the Ancients. IV. Of Subterraneous Conduits, and other Aquaducts. V. A Detection of the Errors of Lipsius, Fontana, and others who have written upon this Subject. VI. The Destroyers of Ancient Monuments exposed; especially some under the Pontificate of the late Pope Benedict XIII. Vii. An Account of Genuine Medals; and a Description of the most Remarkable Structures of the Ancients
Extentxvi,412,[12]p., plates
Publisherprinted for Harmen Noorthouck, in the Great-Piazza, Covent-Garden


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