Greek athletic sports and festivals by E. Norman Gardiner

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Published by Macmillan and Co. in London .

Written in English

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  • Athletics,
  • Olympics,
  • Fasts and feasts,
  • Sports

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Statementby E. Norman Gardiner
LC ClassificationsGV21 .G3
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Paginationxxvii, 533 p. :
Number of Pages533
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24707839M
LC Control Number10036068

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Paul Christesen is Professor of Classics at Dartmouth College. He is the author of Olympic Victor Lists and Ancient Greek History (), Sport and Democracy in the Ancient and Modern Worlds (), and numerous articles and chapters on Greek historiography, ancient Greek history, and ancient sport.

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Golden, M., Sport and Society in Ancient Greece (). Golden, M., Sport and Society in the Ancient World: From A to Z (NY Routledge ). Hard, Robin, Olympic Games and other Greek Athletic Festivals (NY Routledge ). The Greek armies had to be fit enough to march long distances, carrying all their heavy equipment, and then begin the fight with the enemy.

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Featuring contributions from a wide range of international. Festivals mostly lasted nine days and included poetry, music, drama, and athletics. The Agora was the center of activity during festivals.

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