Sport and Society in Ancient Greece
Cambridge University Press, Sep 10, 1998 - History - 216 pages
This book is the only up-to-date general introduction to ancient Greek sport now available in English. Its subjects include the origins and history of the Olympic games, athletic nudity, professionalism, and the place of women in Greek sport. Accessible to non-specialists, its overall perspective and discussions of many particular problems will also interest experts in Greek history and sport studies.
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