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Author Perrottet, Tony.

Title The naked Olympics : the true story of the ancient games / Tony Perrottet ; illustrations by Lesley Thelander.

Imprint New York : Random House, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.4809 P429n 2004    ---  Available
Description xvi, 214 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-199) and index.
Contents For the love of Zeus -- The Greek sports craze -- Countdown -- The olympic boot camp -- Trials of the ancient sports fan -- Scenes from the fringe -- Let the games begin -- Blood on the tracks : the chariot race -- The pentathlon -- The victors, the feast -- The sacred slaughter -- No Philistines in the stadium -- To race with immortals -- javelins into spears -- The forgotten amazons -- Theater of pain : the contact sports -- Bring on the leeches ... -- Last rites.
Subject Olympic games (Ancient)
ISBN 081296991X

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