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A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

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by Paul Christesen (Author), Donald G. Kyle (Author) 

“This volume of forty-three essays is a superb introduction to the study of sport and spectacle in Greece and Rome . . .This companion will be a great addition to anyone’s library, whether they are scholars of sport and spectacle or general readers interested in life in ancient Greece and Rome.” (Phoenix, 1 June 2015)

A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity presents a series of essays that apply a socio-historical perspective to myriad aspects of ancient sport and spectacle.

  • Covers the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire
  • Includes contributions from a range of international scholars with various Classical antiquity specialties
  • Goes beyond the usual concentrations on Olympia and Rome to examine sport in cities and territories throughout the Mediterranean basin
  • Features a variety of illustrations, maps, end-of-chapter references, internal cross-referencing, and a detailed index to increase accessibility and assist researchers

Categories : Ancient & Classical Literary Criticism, History of Sports


Publisher ‏ : ‎ Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition (November 8, 2013)

Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 8, 2013

Language ‏ : ‎ English

File‏ : ‎EPUB, 4.43 MB

Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled

Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported

Print length ‏ : ‎ 658 pages

You will get a EPUB (4MB) file

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