Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources /

From the informal games of Homer's time to the highly organized contests of the Roman world, Miller has compileda trove of ancient sources: Plutarch on boxing, Aristotle on the pentathlon, Philostratos on the buying and selling of victories, Vitruvius on literary competitions, and Xenophon on f...

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Other Authors: Miller, Stephen G.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.
Edition:3rd ed., with a new foreword.
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