Athletics and Literature in the Roman Empire (Greek Culture in the Roman World) (Hardcover)

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Greek athletics flourished more in the Roman empire than ever before. Jason K nig offers an exciting new cultural history of the athletics of this period, setting out neglected evidence for athletic festivals and athletic education. He also explores the way in which discussion of athletics, a highly controversial subject, could become entangled in wider debates in Greek and Roman culture.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780521838450
ISBN-10: 0521838452
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: April 21st, 2005
Pages: 420
Language: English
Series: Greek Culture in the Roman World