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    DescriptionSport in the Ancient World from A to Z covers an extraordinarily wide range of Greek and Roman sporting activities. Arranged in an easy-to-use dictionary format, this volume includes more than 700 entries discussing ancient athletes, festivals, important sites, equipment and concepts. The approach throughout is comprehensive yet succinct, with key topics, such as athletic festivals, chariot racing, prizes and the role of women receiving more detailed discussion. Each entry concludes with pointers to the most important sources of information, both ancient and modern. The places mentioned in the text are picked out on a useful map, and a timeline of significant developments and events is also included. Reliable, enjoyable, and up-to-date, this handy work of reference will suit readers from student level upwards.


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    Title
    Sport in the Ancient World from A to Z
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Golden
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 453 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415248815
    ISBN 10: 0415248817
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T General Subject: 760
    BIC subject category V2: WS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Libri: I-SR
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    BISAC V2.8: SPO019000, SPO033000, HIS002010
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDA
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 796.093803
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: G573 \.G65
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 796/.0938/03
    LC classification: GV573 .G654 2004
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: S, GBC, NHD
    Illustrations note
    4 black & white tables
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 December 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London