4 edition of Greek athletics found in the catalog.
|Series||Aspects of Greek life|
|LC Classifications||GV23 .B8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 48,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||78317739|
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Bet on sports online and the increasing sports simulation betting, NFL SIMS, Madden NBA2K, MLB The Show and FIFA20 with the Leading Online Sportsbook that Accepts Bitcoins. Athletries The Untold History of Ancient Greek Women Athletes is a monograph exploring the history of women athletes in Greek civilization. While any devoted follower of women's sports and history knows about women's participation in the ancient world, this is something new to the general public. For many the idea of female athlete is a.
For example, the Olympics of in Athens, the “birthplace” of the games, inspired a bumper crop of at least a dozen ancient Olympic and ancient sport books, notably David C. Young’s A Brief History of the Olympic Games and Stephen G. Miller’s Ancient Greek : Donald G. Kyle. (9). While there may have been societal pressures and divisions in sport due to gender that hindered an Ancient Greek woman from engaging in athletic (see quote above), women in ancient Greece still did many physical activities. Sparta women were an exception in the Ancient Greek times, but the majority of women still did some type of sport.
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This book will serve as the locus classicus for the history of sport in ancient Greece."—Jenifer Neils, Odyssey "As the Olympic Games open in the land where it all began, it is both fitting and delightful to sit down with this beautiful, informative book.
The book is a trove of bibliography and insights into most aspects of athletics in Greek culture. Most importantly, Scanlon has enriched our understanding of Eros, that most potent force in every culture."--Bryn Mawr Classical Review "Rewarding.
Readers will find much interesting information on Greek athletics and the varied sources for it.4/4(1). In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and 5/5(1).
Ancient Greek Athletics. Published in the year the modern Olympic Games return to Athens, this book will be a source of information and enjoyment for anyone interested in the history of athletics and the origins of the world's most famous sporting event/5.
Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare. In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and exploring their impact on art, literature, and politics.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Greek athletics. New York, (OCoLC) Book Summary: The title of this book is Ancient Greek Athletics and it was written by Stephen G. particular edition is in a Paperback format.
This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages: A researcher who wishes to reach theoretical conclusions for athletics as a universal human phenomenon, has to investigate the extent, the quality and the importance of the phenomenon in the specific culture under study, and must, above all, seek and.
Ancient Greek Athletics (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Ancient Greek Athletics. Author. Miller, Stephen G. Publisher. Yale University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.
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Ancient Greek Athletics. by Stephen G Miller. pp, Yale, £ Ancient Olympia was primarily a place of pagan worship. That is why, after more than 1, years of activity, it was eventually closed down by Christian decree, circa ADAuthor: Nigel Spivey. But Miller identifies a specifically Greek ideal in the fact that the athletes, regardless of social standing, competed on equal footing and would even submit to flogging if they fouled.
Phlegon of Tralles' Book of Marvels (pp) as well as Robinson's Sources for the History of Greek Athletics in English Translation. [Phlegon of Tralles, one of the sources Pausanias seems to have used, can be found in translation in Hansen's book above and can be found in the Greek in Jacoby's DieFile Size: KB.
The End of Greek Athletics in Late Antiquity - by Sofie Remijsen May Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.
The End of Greek Athletics in Late Antiquity. Sofie Remijsen; Online ISBN: Eros and Greek Athletics (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Eros and Greek Athletics. Author. Scanlon, Thomas F. Publisher. Oxford University Press USA.
Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Our first glimpse of organized Greek athletics is in the 23rd book of Homer's Iliad, where Achilles organizes funeral games for his friend Patroklos who was killed during the Trojan War.
In each of the eight events contested on the plain of Troy, material prizes are offered to each competitor, including tripods, cauldrons, valuable metal, oxen, and women. How is sport in contemporary society related to sport in earlier civilizations. Why is the expenditure of energy involved in sport considered exhilarating, while the equivalent expenditure of energy in other contexts can be dispiriting.
David Sansone offers answers to these questions and advances a revolutionary thesis to account for the widespread phenomenon of sport. Arete offers readers an absorbing lesson in the culture of Greek athletics from the greatest of teachers, the ancients themselves, and demonstrates that the concepts of virtue, skill, pride, valor, and nobility embedded in the word arete are only part of the story from antiquity.
This bestselling volume on the culture of Greek athletics is updated with a new preface by leading scholar Paul Christesen that discusses the book's.
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One of the most provocative interpretations of the origins and nature of early and all sport to Author: David Sansone.: Ancient Greek Athletics () by Miller, Stephen G. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(45).“Contemporary Athletics and Ancient Greek Ideals is an original, fascinating, and well-argued book.
It is written with great clarity. The ease with which Daniel Dombrowski is able to move between the elucidation of ancient Greek ideals and the context of twenty-first-century sport is very impressive.”.