Ancient Greek Athletics [Audiobook] download free by Stephen G. Miller

Ancient Greek Athletics Audiobook download free by Stephen G. Miller
  • Listen audiobook: Ancient Greek Athletics
  • Author: Stephen G. Miller
  • Release date: 2006/10/10
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780300115291
  • Rating: 9.11 of 10
  • Votes: 369
  • Review by: Travis Medlock
  • Review rating: 8.1 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Duration: 3H46M1S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-28
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, TTA, MPEG-4 DST, WAV, MP3, MPEG4, WMA (compression TGZ, RAR, ZIP, 7Z)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 17M (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The earliest Olympic games began more than twenty-five-hundred years ago. What were they like, how were they organized, who participated? Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare? In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and exploring their impact on art, literature, and politics.Using a wide array of ancient sources, written and visual, and including recent archaeological discoveries, Stephen Miller reconstructs ancient Greek athletic festivals and the details of specific athletic events. He also explores broader themes, including the role of women in ancient athletics, the place of amateurism, and the relationship between athletic events and social and political life. Published in the year the modern Olympic Games return to Athens, this book will be a source of information and enjoyment for anyone interested in the history of athletics and the origins of the world's most famous sporting event.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Track & Field Sports, Athletics, European History, Olympic Games, Sports Books, Ancient History: To C 500 CE
  • Download servers: MEGA, Microsoft OneDrive, FileNurse, Syncthing, Dropbox, Google Drive, Mediafire. Compressed in TGZ, RAR, ZIP, 7Z
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 33.89 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x254x16.51mm
  • Weight: 635g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States

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