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Greek Sport and Social Status

Mark Golden - History - 2008 - 214 pages
From the ancient Olympic games to the World Series and the World Cup, athletic achievement has always conferred social status. In this collection of essays, a noted authority ...
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Sport and Society in Ancient Greece

Mark Golden - History - 1998 - 216 pages
This is new to the Key Themes in Ancient History series, a range of books designed for students and teachers of ancient history, aimed at providing a readable, authoritative ...
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Inventing Ancient Culture: Historicism, Periodization and the Ancient World

Mark Golden - History - 1997 - 238 pages
First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

Mark Golden - History - 1993 - 268 pages
"Mark Golden has produced a superb book, an important substantive and methodological contribution to the social history of ancient Athens and a model for comparable studies ...
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Athletics in the Ancient World

Zahra Newby - History - 2006 - 128 pages
The athletic competitions that took place during festivals like that at Olympia, or within the confines of city gymnasia, were a key feature of life in ancient Greece. From the ...
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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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Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World

Donald G. Kyle - History - 2014 - 376 pages
The second edition of Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World updates Donald G. Kyle’s award-winning introduction to this topic, covering the Ancient Near East up to the late ...
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