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The Resource Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor] ; new foreword by Paul Christesen

Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor] ; new foreword by Paul Christesen

Label
Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources
Title
Arete
Title remainder
Greek sports from ancient sources
Statement of responsibility
Stephen G. Miller, [editor] ; new foreword by Paul Christesen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the informal games of Homer's time to the highly organized contests of the Roman world, Miller has compileda trove of ancient sources: Plutarch on boxing, Aristotle on the pentathlon, Philostratos on the buying and selling of victories, Vitruvius on literary competitions, and Xenophon on female body building. Arete offers readers an absorbing lesson in the culture of Greek athletics from the greatest of teachers, the ancients themselves, and demonstrates that the concepts of virtue, skill, pride, valor, and nobility embedded in the word arete are only part of the story from antiquity. Thi
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MHW
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Miller, Stephen G
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  • Sports
  • Sports in literature
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • HISTORY
  • Sports
  • Sports in literature
  • Greece
Label
Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor] ; new foreword by Paul Christesen
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Publication
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn811491761
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unknown
Edition
3rd ed., with a new foreword
Extent
1 online resource (257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520953949
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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  • 901df606-1d59-404f-adf3-1c57dd94eb3f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811491761
Label
Arete : Greek sports from ancient sources, Stephen G. Miller, [editor] ; new foreword by Paul Christesen
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn811491761
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed., with a new foreword
Extent
1 online resource (257 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520953949
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1pjrhk
  • 901df606-1d59-404f-adf3-1c57dd94eb3f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811491761

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