Sport and Society in Ancient Greece
by Mark Golden
This book provides a concise and readable introduction to ancient Greek sport. It covers such standard topics as the links between sport, religion and warfare, the origins and history of the Olympic games, and the spirit of competition among the Greeks. Its main focus, however, is on Greek sport as an arena for the creation and expression of difference among individuals an...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published June 2nd 2010 by Cambridge University Press
(first published September 10th 1998)
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