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Author Crowther, Nigel B.

Title Sport in ancient times / Nigel B. Crowther.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.0901 C886s 2007    ---  Available
Description xxiii, 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Praeger series on the ancient world, 1932-1406
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-176) and index.
Contents The Far East : China, Japan, and Korea -- The Middle East (excluding Egypt) -- Egypt at the time of the pharaohs -- Minoan civilization -- Mycenae and Homer -- The ancient Olympic Games -- Ancient Greek athletics -- The Etruscans in ancient Italy -- Roman games and Greek athletics -- Roman recreations and physical fitness -- Recreational areas in Rome : the baths and Campus Martius -- Roman gladiators -- Roman chariot racing -- The Byzantine empire -- Three sporting heroes of the ancient world -- Women and sport : Atalanta and the "gladiator girl" -- Greco-Roman ball games and team sports -- Mesoamerican ball games.
Subject Sports -- History.
ISBN 0275987396 (alk. paper)
9780275987398 (alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2486967
NZ1 11086545
NLC 20070129762
NLGGC 301450471
AU@ 000041018849

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