The Victor's Crown
A History of Ancient Sport From Homer to ByzantiumBook - 2012
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
Branch Call Number: 796.09 POTTER
Characteristics: xxx, 416 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm