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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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Onward to the Olympics: Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games

Gerald P. Schaus, Stephen R. Wenn - History - 2007 - 376 pages
Explores the origins of the ancient games, compares the ancient and the modern, discusses the organisation and financing of the festival, and examines the participation of ...
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Sport in the Cultures of the Ancient World: New Perspectives

Zinon Papakonstantinou - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 248 pages
Sport has been practised in the Greco-Roman world at least since the second millennium BC. It was socially integrated and was practised in the context of ceremonial ...
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The Olympic Games: The First Thousand Years

M. I. Finley, H. W. Pleket - History - 2005 - 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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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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The Ancient Olympics

Nigel Spivey - History - 2004 - 320 pages
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