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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


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

Publication date ‏ : ‎ November 8, 2013

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Files‏ : ‎ PDF, EPUB, MOBI

Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled

Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported

Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled

X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled

Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled

Print length ‏ : ‎ 689 pages

You will get the following files:
  • EPUB (4MB)
  • MOBI (5MB)
  • PDF (14MB)

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