The Victor's Crown

The Victor's Crown

A History of Ancient Sport From Homer to Byzantium

Book - 2012
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Presents the role of sport in the classical world from both the competitors' and the spectators' perspectives. Discusses how sport became a social force through its roles in religion, politics, and culture. Includes descriptions of conditioning, training, and competitions.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
ISBN: 9780199842735
0199842736
9780199842759
0199842752
Branch Call Number: 796.09 POTTER
Characteristics: xxx, 416 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm

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