Further Reading

  • Boardman, John. The Greeks Overseas: Their Early Colonies and Trade. London: Thames and Hudson, 1980.

  • Capps, E., T.E. Page et. al., eds. Dio Chrysostom. Trans. J.W. Cohoon. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949. v.2 p. 389.

  • Crane, Gregory, ed. Perseus 2.0: Interactive Sources and Studies on Ancient Greek Culture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.

  • Douskou, Iris, ed. The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece. Athens: Ekdotike Athenon S.A., 1976.

  • Drees, Ludwig. Olympia: Gods, Artists, and Athletes. London: Pall Mall Press, 1968.

  • Finley, M.I. and Pleket, H.W. The Olympic Games: The First Thousand Years. New York: Viking Press, 1976.

  • Gardiner, E. Norman. Athletics of the Ancient World. Chicago: Ares Publishers, 1978.

  • Gardiner, E. Norman. Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals. London: Macmillan, 1910.

  • Gardiner, E. Norman. Olympia, Its History and Remains. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1925.

  • Goscinny, Rene, and Albert Uderzo. Asterix at the Olympic Games.  English translation by Robert Steven Caron. Paris: Dargaud Publishing International, 1992.

  • Hanfmann, George. Classical Sculpture. London: George Rainbird Ltd., 1967.

  • Harris, H.A. Greek Athletes and Athletics. New York: Hutchinson, 1964.

  • Harris, H.A. Sport in Greece and Rome. London: Thames and Hudson, 1972.

  • Lattimore, Richmond, trans. & ed. Greek Lyrics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1960. p. 25.

  • Martin, Tom. Ancient Greece: from Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.

  • Poliakoff, Michael. Combat Sports in the Ancient World: Competition, Violence and Culture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.

  • Raschke, Wendy J., ed. The Archaeology of the Olympics: The Olympics and Other Festivals in Antiquity. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1988.

  • Richter, Gisela. A Handbook of Greek Art. New York: Da Capo Press, Inc., 1987.

  • Sealey, Raphael. A History of the Greek City States ca. 700-338 B.C. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976.

  • Swaddling, Judith. The Ancient Olympic Games. London: British Museum Publications, Ltd., 1980.

  • Sweet, Waldo E. Sport and Recreation in Ancient Greece: A Sourcebook with Translations. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.
Go back to the main menu.

This exhibit is a subset of materials from the Perseus Project database and is copyrighted. Please send us your comments.