Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 November 2011

448 Pages | 16 pp. color insert

6-1/8x9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199842759

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The Victor's Crown

A History of Ancient Sport from Homer to Byzantium

David Potter

  • Exposes the reality behind films such as Gladiator and Ben Hur
  • Reveals the creation and development of the Olympic Games
  • Brings the ancient world vividly to life