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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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Greek Sport and Social Status

Mark Golden - History - 2009
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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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 - 2015 - 272 pages
First published in 1990, Children and Childhood in Classical Athens was the first book in English to explore the lives of children in ancient Athens. Drawing on literary ...
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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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Athletics in the Ancient World

E. Norman Gardiner - History - 2002 - 352 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 Gaylord 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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The Olympic Games: The First Thousand Years

M. I. Finley, H. W. Pleket - History - 2012 - 208 pages
A definitive survey of the Olympic games, from 776 B.C. to A.D. 261, this scholarly, yet immensely readable account of Olympic athletes in ancient times takes a highly ...
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