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A noted authority on ancient sport discusses various ways in which the ancient Greeks, as well as people today, used sports to achieve social status.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. p. vii
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  1. PREFACE
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. SOME IMPORTANT DATES
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. One. HELPERS, HORSES, AND HEROES: Contests over Victory in Ancient Greece
  2. pp. 1-39
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  1. Two. SLAVES AND ANCIENT GREEK SPORT
  2. pp. 40-67
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  1. Three. GREEK GAMES AND GLADIATORS
  2. pp. 68-104
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  1. Four. OLIVE-TINTED SPECTACLES: Myths in the Histories of the Ancient and Modern Olympics
  2. pp. 105-139
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  1. CONCLUSION
  2. pp. 140-142
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  1. NOTES
  2. pp. 143-170
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  1. WORKS CITED
  2. pp. 171-194
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  1. SOURCE INDEX
  2. pp. 195-202
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  1. GENERAL INDEX
  2. pp. 209-214
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780292793743
Related ISBN
9780292718692
MARC Record
OCLC
321043289
Pages
232
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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