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Table of Contents
                            Cover
Copyright
Contents
Preface
A Note on Transliterations and Measurements
1 Introduction
2 The World of Greek Athletics
3 The Origins of Greek Athletics
4 The Crown Competitions: The Events at Olympia, Delphi, Nemea, and Isthmia
5 The Sites of the Crown Competitions
6 The Olympic Games, 300 B.C.:A Reconstruction of a Festival
7 The Money Games at Epidauros, Athens, Larissa, and Sparta
8 Women and Athletics
9 Athletes and Heroes
10 Sport and Recreation
11 Training: The World of the Gymnasion and the Palaistra
12 Athletics as Entertainment in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods
13 Professionals and Amateurs
14 Politics and the Games
15 Athletics and Society
16 Arete
Glossary
Bibliography
General Index
Index of Written Sources
                        

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