Athletics in the Ancient World (eBook)

Athletics in the Ancient World (eBook)

By: E. Norman Gardiner

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This comprehensive text focuses mostly on athletics in classical Greece and Rome, emphasizing the relationship between athletics and religion, art, and education. Also discussed are such events as throwing the discus and javelin, the pentathlon, the stadium and the foot-race, jumping, wrestling, boxing, ball play, and a Greek athletic festival. 137 black-and-white illustrations.

Unabridged republication of Athletics of the Ancient World, originally published by the Oxford University Press, London, 1930.
ISBN 100486147452
ISBN 139780486147451
Author/EditorE. Norman Gardiner
Page Count352
Dimensions5 3/8 x 8 1/2

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