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768 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199592081

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The Oxford Handbook Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World

Edited by Alison Futrell and Thomas F. Scanlon

Oxford Handbooks

  • Examines the history of sport and spectacle in ancient Greece and Rome, as well as issues of class, civic contexts, spaces, health, gender, and sexuality
  • Blends Greek and Roman topics to illuminate tensions and complementarities between different social and political contexts
  • Presents novel insights and new avenues of research to give readers contemporary interpretations of Greek sport and Roman spectacle