Revue de presse
This volume of forty–three essays is a superb introduction to the study of sport and spectacle in Greece and Rome . . .This companion will be a great addition to anyone s library, whether they are scholars of sport and spectacle or general readers interested in life in ancient Greece and Rome. (Phoenix, 1 June 2015)
Présentation de l'éditeur
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