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Ancient [Greek] Athletics

Classical Studies 270
Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World 413
Spring 2010

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Coulson, W. and Kyrieleis, H., eds., Proceedings of an International Symposium on the Olympic Games, Athens 1992.

Crowther, N.B. Athletika: Studies on the Olympic Games and Greek Athletics, Hildesheim, 2004.

Gardiner, E.N. Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals, Oxford, 1910.

--------------- Athletics of the Ancient World, Oxford, 1930.

Golden, M. Sport and Society in Ancient Greece, Cambridge, 1998.

Harris, H.A. Greek Athletes and Athletics, Bloomington, 1966.

------------ Sport in Greece and Rome, Ithaca, 1972.

Humphrey, J.H. Roman Circuses, Berkeley, 1986.

Hyde, W.W. Olympic Victor Monuments and Greek Athletic Art, Washington, D.C., 1921.

Kyle, D.G. Athletes in Ancient Athens, Leiden, 1987.

Lee, H.M. The Program and Schedule of the Ancient Olympic Games, Hildesheim, 2001.

Mallwitz, A. Olympia und seine Bauten, Munich, 1972.

Miller, S.G. Ancient Greek Athletics, New Haven, 2004.

------------ Arete, Greek Sports from Ancient Sources, Berkeley, 1991.

Moretti, L. Iscrizioni agonistiche greche, Rome, 1953.

Morgan, C. Athletes and Oracles, Cambridge, 1990.

Neils, J. Goddess and Polis. The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens, Princeton, 1992.

Poliakoff, M. Combat Sports in the Ancient World, New Haven, 1987.

Raschke, W.J. The Archaeology of the Olympics: The Olympics and Other Festivals in Antiquity, Madison, 1988.

Robinson, R.S. Sources for the History of Greek Athletics, Chicago, (reprint) 1981.

Romano, D.G. Athletics and Mathematics in Archaic Corinth: The Origins of the Greek Stadion, Philadelphia, 1993.

Scanlon, T.E. Greek and Roman Athletics: A Bibliography, Chicago, 1984.

-------------- Eros and Greek Athletics, Oxford, 2002.

Sinn, U. Olympia, Cult, Sport and Ancient Festival, Princeton, 2000.

Swaddling, J. The Ancient Olympic Games, London, 3rd ed. 2004.

Valavanis, P. Hysplex: The Starting Mechanism in Ancient Stadia, Berkeley, 1999.

Young, D.C. The Olympic Myth of Greek Amateur Athletics, Chicago, 1984.

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