Sport in Greece and Rome

Sport in Greece and Rome

Hardback Aspects of Greek and Roman Life

By (author) H. A. Harris

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  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 136mm x 214mm x 26mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 31 December 1993
  • Publication City/Country: Ithaca
  • ISBN 10: 0801407184
  • ISBN 13: 9780801407185

Product description

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

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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"