The Resource Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor], (eBook)

Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor], (eBook)

Label
Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources
Title
Arete
Title remainder
Greek sports from ancient sources
Statement of responsibility
Stephen G. Miller, [editor]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the informal games of Homer's time to the highly organized contests of the Roman world, Miller has compileda trove of ancient sources: Plutarch on boxing, Aristotle on the pentathlon, Philostratos on the buying and selling of victories, Vitruvius on literary competitions, and Xenophon on female body building
Cataloging source
N$T
Characteristic
document
Dewey number
796/.0938
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Miller, Stephen G.
Series statement
eBooks from EBSCOhost
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  • Sports
  • Sports in literature
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
Label
Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor], (eBook)
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https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=108511
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Publication
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-208) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The earliest days of Greek athletics -- 2. Nudity and equipment -- 3. The events at a competition -- 4. Organization of a panhellenic festival -- 5. Local festivals -- 6. The role of the games in society -- 7. Women in athletics -- 8. Athletes and heroes -- 9. Ball playing -- 10. Gymnasion, athletics, and education -- 11. The spread of Greek athletics in the Hellenistic period -- 12. Greek athletics in the Roman period -- 13. Amateurism and professionalism -- 14. Nationalism and internationalism -- 15. Beauty and reality -- Appendix. The olympian and pythian programs
Control code
tsl-ebsco27988
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd and expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 235 p.)
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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ill.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55847923
Label
Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor], (eBook)
Link
https://www.austinlibrary.com:8443/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=108511
Publication
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-208) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The earliest days of Greek athletics -- 2. Nudity and equipment -- 3. The events at a competition -- 4. Organization of a panhellenic festival -- 5. Local festivals -- 6. The role of the games in society -- 7. Women in athletics -- 8. Athletes and heroes -- 9. Ball playing -- 10. Gymnasion, athletics, and education -- 11. The spread of Greek athletics in the Hellenistic period -- 12. Greek athletics in the Roman period -- 13. Amateurism and professionalism -- 14. Nationalism and internationalism -- 15. Beauty and reality -- Appendix. The olympian and pythian programs
Control code
tsl-ebsco27988
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd and expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 235 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55847923

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