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BALL GAMES AND FRINGE ACTIVITIES
SWIMMING AND ROWING
EARLY DAYS I 51
SOURCES OF ILLUSTRATIONS
ancient Anthologia Palatina Antilochus antiquity appears Artemidorus Athens athletic meetings athletics ball games ball-play bath biga boxers boxing bronze called Cassiodorus catch century bc chariot chariot-racing Christian Circus Maximus Circus of Maxentius competitors crowds crown Delphi depicted Diodes discus dream drivers Emperor empire entertainment epigram equestrian Etruscan evidence exercise factions festival football Greece Greek Greek athletics Greek world Greeks and Romans Greens hand Harpastum hippodrome Homer hoop hoop-bowling horses husplex Inscr inscription javelin jumping Latin literature modern Museum Nero obviously Olympia Olympic Games opponent Ovid pankratiast pankration passage Paus Pausanias pentathlon played players Pliny Plut poem poet prize probably programme quadriga race racecourse records Rome round runners running second century shows skill sometimes spectators sphaeristerium spina sport stadium starting-gate stone strigil Suet Suetonius suggests swimming Taraxippus throw track vase victory winner word wrestler wrestling young