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Athletics in the Ancient World

E. Norman Gardiner - Sports & Recreation - 2002 - 246 pages
This comprehensive text focuses mostly on athletics in classical Greece and Rome, emphasizing the relationship between athletics and religion, art, and education. Also ...
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Arete: Greek Sports from Ancient Sources

Stephen G. Miller - History - 2004 - 248 pages
From the informal games of Homer's time to the highly organized contests of the Roman world, Miller has compileda trove of ancient sources: Plutarch on boxing, Aristotle on the ...
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Greek Athletics and the Olympics

Alan Beale - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2011 - 196 pages
Looks at the history of athletics and the Olympic games in ancient Greece through translations of extracts from key texts.
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Olympic Games in Ancient Greece

Shirley Glubok, Alfred Tamarin - Olympic games (Ancient) - 1984 - 116 pages
An account of the Olympic games as they probably occurred in 400 B.C. when they were at the height of their classic glory.
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The Olympic Games: The First Thousand Years

M. I. Finley, H. W. Pleket - Sports & Recreation - 2012 - 208 pages
A definitive survey of the Olympic Games, from 776 B.C. to A.D. 261. Readers are introduced, with absorbing detail, to the games' events and their historical, social, and ...
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Sport and festival in the ancient Greek world

David J. Phillips, David Pritchard - History - 2003 - 416 pages
This collection of sixteen thematically linked articles was inspired by the Sydney Olympic Games of 2000. Its international cast includes leading authorities in the study of ...
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Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds: Early Greece, the Olympics, and ...

Thomas F. Scanlon - History - 2014 - 338 pages
From the Minoan bull-leaping to the ancient Olympics and the enigmas of their contests, this first volume of Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds contains nine articles and ...
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