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Published by The Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Greece.

Subjects:

  • Athletics -- History,
  • Sports -- Greece

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV21 .G25
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6751527M
LC Control Number30032919
OCLC/WorldCa490982

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Nov 01,  · According to the Times (London) Literary Supplement, the book "should command the attention not only of classical scholars but of all who are interested in athletics for their own sake; and for such readers, [the author] has spared no pains to make his work intelligible." Unabridged republication of Athletics of the Ancient World, originally. Athletics in the Ancient World Kindle Edition by E. Norman Gardiner (Author) › Visit Amazon's E. Norman Gardiner Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. E. Norman 5/5(1). Athletics in the Ancient World gives a great overview of ancient Greek athletics and draws some comparisons with ancient Rome, ancient Egypt, and modern day (being the s and s). The book has wonderful descriptions of ancient sports and talks about what we know, how we know it, and what some of the remaining mysteries are/5. Get this from a library! Athletics of the ancient world.. [E Norman Gardiner] -- The history of athletics in Greece and Rome.

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Aug 01,  · Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare? In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and . Sep 08,  · Athletics of the ancient world Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English "Selected bibliography": p. [] Introduction. The meaning of athletics -- Sports of the ancient east -- Athletics in Homer -- Athletics and religion -- Athletics and art -- Athletics and education -- Professionalism Pages: Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare? In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and exploring their impact on art, literature, and politics.5/5(1). On the last day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham (1 to 4 March), historic athletics artefacts from the ancient Olympic Games to the modern era will be donated to help establish the IAAF Heritage collection. The ceremony which takes place at midday on Sunday 4 March in Birmingham’s Council House will be attended by IAAF President Sebastian Coe and the leader of.