The Day Commodus Killed a Rhino: Understanding the Roman Games

The Day Commodus Killed a Rhino: Understanding the Roman Games (Witness to Ancient History) by Jerry Toner
English | Nov. 14, 2014 | ISBN: 1421415860 | 144 Pages | EPUB | 8.37 MB
The Roman emperor Commodus wanted to kill a rhinoceros with a bow and arrow, and he wanted to do it in the Colosseum. Commodus's passion for hunting animals was so fervent that he dreamt of shooting a tiger, an elephant, and a hippopotamus; his prowess was such that people claimed he never missed when hurling his javelin or firing arrows from his bow.
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