Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
contents Contents Figures Preface Timeline for Ancient Civilizations Introduction 1. The Far East: China, Japan, and Korea 2. The Middle East (excluding Egypt) 3. Egypt at the Time of the Pharaohs 4. Minoan Civilization 5. Mycenae and Homer 6. The Ancient Olympic Games 7. Ancient Greek Athletics 8. The Etruscans in Ancient Italy 9. Roman Games and Greek Athletics 10. Roman Recreations and Physical Fitness 11. Recreational Areas in Rome: The Baths and Campus Martius 12. Roman Gladiators 13. Roman Chariot Racing 14. The Byzantine Empire 15. Three Sporting Heroes of the Ancient World 16. Women and Sport: Atalanta and the ¿Gladiator Girl¿ 17. Greco-Roman Ball Games and Team Sports 18. Mesoamerican Ball Games Further Readings Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sports -- History.