Required Texts for CLAS/HIST 240 Ancient Societies:
SPORT and RECREATION in the Ancient World

1st Semester 2008-2009
Department of Classics,
Monmouth College


Donald G. Kyle, Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World.
Malden, MA:  Blackwell, 2007.  
ISBN 0-631-22971-X.

Stephen G. Miller, Ancient Greek Athletics.
New Haven:  Yale University Press, 2004
ISBN 0-300-10083-3.

Mahoney, Anne. Roman Sports and Spectacles
Newburyport, MA:  Focus

Miller, Stephen G. Arete.
Berkeley: University of California Press
3rd ed., expanded, 2004



Pindar's Victory Songs by Pindar: Book CoverFrank Nisetich (trans.), Pindar's Victory Songs
1980 The Johns Hopkins University Press.


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