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Selected Greek Games and Spectacles Bibliography | Seeing Spectacles

Selected Greek Games and Spectacles Bibliography

Adams, W.L. and Gerlach, L.R. The Olympic Games: Ancient and Modern. Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing, 2002.

Carter, Michael. “Gladiators and Monomachoi: Greek Attitudes to a Roman ‘Cultural Performance’.” In Sport in the Cultures of the Ancient World: New Perspectives, edited by Zinon Papakonstantinou. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Christesen, Paul and Kyle, Donald G. eds. A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2014.

Glubok, Shirley and Tamarin, Alfred H. Olympic Games in ancient Greece. New York: Harper and Row, 1976.

Kennell, Nigel M. “The Greek Ephebate in the Roman Period.” In Sport in the Cultures of the Ancient World: New Perspectives, edited by Zinon Papakonstantinou. New York: Routledge, 2010.

König, Jason. Athletics and Literature in the Roman Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

König, Jason. “Greek Athletics in the Severan Period: literary views.” In Severan Culture, edited by Simon Swain, Stephen Harrison, Jaś Elsner. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Newby, Zahra. Greek Athletics in the Roman World: Victory and Virtue. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Remijsen, Sofie. “Greek Sport in Egypt: Status Symbol and Lifestyle.” In A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity, edited by Paul Chistesen and Donald G. Kyle, 349-363. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2014.

Senn, Alfred Erich. Power, Politics, and the Olympic Games. Champaign: Human Kinetics, 1999. (modern Olympics)

Spivey, N.J. The Ancient Olympics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Whannel, Garry and Tomlinson, Alan ed. Five ring circus: money, power and politics at the Olympic Games. London: Pluto, 1984. (modern Olympics)

Woff, Richard. The Ancient Greek Olympics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

 

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