Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals

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9781528717830 - Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals - E. Norman Gardiner
9781528717830 - Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals - E. Norman Gardiner
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Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals

First published in 1910, this book explores the subject of athletics festivals in ancient Greece, looking in detail at its history as well as the exercises commonly seen at such occasions. Highly recommend for those with an interest in athletics and is not to be missed by collectors of related literature.

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First published in 1910, this book explores the subject of athletics festivals in ancient Greece, looking in detail at its history as well as the exercises commonly seen at such occasions. “Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals” is highly recommend for those with an interest in athletics and is not to be missed by collectors of related literature. Contents include: “Introductory”, “Athletics in Homer”, “The Rise of the Athletic Festival”, “The Age of Athletic Festivals, Sith Century B.C.”, “The Age of Athletic Ideal, 500–440 B.C.”, “Professionalism and Specialization, 440–338 B.C.”, “The Decline of Athletics, 338–146 B.C.”, “Athletics Under the Romans”, “The Olympic Festival, etc. Macha Press is republishing this classic work now in a new edition complete with the extract ‘Classical Games’ by Francis Storr.

Book Details

Author

E. Norman Gardiner

Imprint

Macha Press

ISBN

9781528717830, 9781528790949

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Pages

682

Publication Date

14 August 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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