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Explanation: this is a famous expression "panem et circenses"
the most entertaining place for the Romans was the circus and circenses is anything that happened in the circus (and not just lions eating christians).
The term then became a generic term for entertainment. Very popular, with lots of references and well-known.
paola l m
civis romanus sum
CLS Lexi-tech Local time: 06:22 Native speaker of: Italian PRO pts in pair: 8