A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity

A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity

Language: English

Pages: 680

ISBN: 1444339524

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity presents a series of essays that apply a socio-historical perspective to myriad aspects of ancient sport and spectacle.

  • Covers the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire
  • Includes contributions from a range of international scholars with various Classical antiquity specialties
  • Goes beyond the usual concentrations on Olympia and Rome to examine sport in cities and territories throughout the Mediterranean basin
  • Features a variety of illustrations, maps, end-of-chapter references, internal cross-referencing, and a detailed index to increase accessibility and assist researchers

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