Games of Distraction: Bread and Circuses in the Roman Empire

First published at 18:18 UTC on July 7th, 2019.

This is the story of how subsidized grain and violent gladiatorial games were part of a Machiavellian political strategy by the Roman elite to keep the masses under control.

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