Sport in Greece and Rome

Sport in Greece and Rome

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Explores the social and historical aspects of ancient sporting activities as well as describing techniques and equipmentshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 136 x 214 x 26mm | 498.96g
  • Cornell University Press
  • Ithaca, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0801407184
  • 9780801407185

Review quote

"This is a sound and highly entertaining study of the practice and the social implications of sports in Greece and Rome, not only as they made their appearance at the Olympic and other games, or in spectacles in the Roman Circus, but also in daily life, as a pastime in the village." Leo Heirman, Classical Outlook"show more