The Hunger Games names explained

I just finished the Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins.  Did you know that Roman history and culture, and even a little bit of Latin is interwoven into this story?  If the basic plotline (children sacrificed gladiator-style in an arena for entertainment) sounds a little like something you heard about in ancient history class, then maybe there’s something to be said for Collin’s sci-fi epic, from a classics perspective:

The Hunger Games names explained.


What are your thoughts?