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Combat Sports in the Ancient World: Competition, Violence, and Culture

Michael B. Poliakoff - History - 1987 - 202 pages
A study of the practice of combat sports in the ancient civilizations of Greece, Rome and the Near East. The author discusses topics such as the function of competition and ...
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Ancient Greek Athletics

Stephen G. Miller - History - 2006 - 288 pages
What was it like at the opening night of Mozart's "Don Giovanni or "Wagner's "Das Rheingold? "This glittering introduction to the world of opera takes us behind the scenes ...
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Greek History for Schools

C. D. Edmonds - History - 2013 - 389 pages
Originally published in 1914, Edmonds' book is a succinct introduction to the history, art, literature and geography of ancient Greece from the prehistoric Aegean civilizations ...
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Histoires Grecques: Snapshots from Antiquity

Maurice Sartre - History - 2009 - 422 pages
Sartre spans the grand narrative of Greek culture over a thousand years and a vast expanse of land and sea. Ranging from Afghanistan to the Mediterranean world, these ...
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Around the World from a to Z

Karen Jones - 2011 - 56 pages
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Simonides: A Historical Study

John H. Molyneux - History - 1992 - 375 pages
In his examination of the public life and poetic career of Simonides, Molyneux has provided a thorough examination of all the documentary evidence available with respect to one ...
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Games and sanctuaries in ancient Greece: Olympia, Delphi, Isthmia, Nemea, Athens

Panos Valavanēs - History - 2004 - 447 pages
As religious rituals, rites of passage, and celebrations of the body, athletics were deeply woven into the fabric of ancient Greek life. Modeled after physical exercises and ...
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From A to Z

Deborah Manley - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1979 - 31 pages
Brief text and illustrations introduce the alphabet.
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