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Christesen, Paul

A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity

Christesen, Paul - A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity, ebook

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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

Keywords: Ancient Culture, Ancient Greek culture, Ancient Roman culture, Ancient culture, Ancient sports, Olympics, Coliseum, gladiators, sports and gender, historiography of Greek and Roman sport

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Page amount
680 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118610053
Printed ISBN
9781444339529

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