Ancient Greek Athletics

A comprehensive survey of sports in ancient Greece, available just in time for the Summer Olympics in Athens. The earliest Olympic games began more than twenty-five-hundred years ago. What were they like, how were they organized, who participated? Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare? In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and exploring their impact on ...

Currently there are no copies available. However, our inventory changes frequently. Please check back soon or try Book Fetch.