COURSE HANDOUTS AND STUDY GUIDES
CLAS/HIST240 Ancient Societies: Sport and Recreation
Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois
Instructor: Thomas J. Sienkewicz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Monmouth College Statement of Athletic Philosophy
Pantheon / The
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Perseus Project's "Context of the Games and the Olympic Spirit"
Triumph Ceremony of the Greylag Goose /
Meynall: Ethology and Ethics
"Holy Games:The Olympics Are Rooted in Religion, HOLY GAMES" by Peggy Fletcher Stafk
review of Miller's Arete by Christ (Bryn Mawr Classical Review 02.07.04)
Romano's review of Miller's Arete (Bryn Mawr Classical Review 04.02.07)
A. E. Housman's "To An Athlete Dying Young"
Rooms / Samaranch Aside,
Corruption's as Ancient as Games / Revival of Ancient Nemean Games
Garden Colosseum / Gladiatorial
Fever in Italy /
Kofi Annan on the Olympic Truce /
Victor Davis Hanson's "Olympic Corruption? It's All Greek to Me"
On recent excavations at Nemea: http://www.foxnews.com:80/science/092900/nemea.sml
Recreating the Nemean Games / Society for the Revival of the Nemean Games / Ancient Nemea
The "Myth" of the Ancient Olympics: http://www.sunday-times.co.uk:80/news/pages/tim/2000/09/29/timfeafea03005.html
An Olympic Sports commentator on the ancient Olympics:
The headline for this article is inaccurate. This chair was not used
at Olympia for the Olympic Games , but in Athens for the Panathenaic games. Clearly a case
of sloppy editing!
Galen on Ancient Medicine and Sport: http://web1.ea.pvt.k12.pa.us/medant/exhort.htm
List of Important Geographic Terms / Quiz on Olympic Site / Sample Map/Geography Quiz / Sample Multiple Choice Questions
The Circus Maximus: Rome Past and Present / Tracy Sibberson on the Circus Maximus / ArtsEdNet on the Circus Maximus / The Roman Hippodrome / Eggers' on Circus Maximus / Encyclopedia Romana on the Circus Maximus / The Circus Maximus
Prof. Sienkewicz' Writing
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