The Victor's Crown

The Victor's Crown A History of Ancient Sport from Homer to Byzantium

Hardback (17 Feb 2011)

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Synopsis

What is sport and why do we love it? These two questions drive David Potter's analysis of the western tradition of competitive athletics from 8th century BC to the 6th century AD. The story of ancient sport offers a paradigm for the tale of sport in our own time.

Book information

ISBN: 9781849162524
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Imprint: Quercus
Pub date:
DEWEY: 796.0901
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 823g
Height: 236mm
Width: 162mm
Spine width: 42mm