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The olympic games in ancient Greece

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Initiated in Greece during the 8th century BC, the Olympic Games were the major athletic event in Antiquity. This volume, the only illustrated work dealing exclusively with the Olympic Games, covers all aspects of them, with a separate section devoted to the development of each contest: running, jumping, discus and javelin throwing, boxing, wrestling etc. The text is accompanied by figures of some of the greatest masterpieces of Classical art, which drew much of its inspiration from sport and the beauty of the human body in athletic competition.
CONTENTS
Introduction
Prehistory of the Games
Athletics in Crete and Mykenae
Athletics in the Geometric Period
Games and Religion
Athletics and Education
The importance and prestige of the Games
Origin and history of the Games
The sanctuary of Olympia
The organisation of the Games
The preparation of the athletes
Rules of the competitions
An Olympiad
Honours conferred on the victors
Athletics and Poetry
Athletics and Art
The Events
Running - Jumping - The Discus - The Javelin
Wrestling - The Pentathlon - Boxing - The Pankration
Equestrian Events - Other Sports and Games
Famous Athletes in Ancient Greece
Sport in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods
The development of sport in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods
List of Ancient Olympic Victors

150 colour illustrations.

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Editions Ekdotiki Athinon, 06/1982, 21.00x26.00cm softcover, 304 pages
ISBN 9602131322
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