Required Texts for CLAS/HIST 240 Ancient Societies:

1st Semester 2000-2001
Department of Classics,
Monmouth College

(listed alphabetically)

The Odes of Pindar

Bowra, C. M. The Odes of Pindar.
New York: Penguin




Miller, Stephen G. Arete.
Berkeley: University of California Press
2nd ed., 1991



Swaddling, Judith, The Ancient Olympic Games.
Austin: The University of Texas Press
2nd. ed., 1999


Sweet, Waldo. Sport and Recreation in Ancient Greece. (Sorry, no bookcover available.)
New York: Oxford University Press

Young, D.C.  Olympic Myth of Greek Amateur Athletes. (Sorry, no bookcover available.)
Chicago: Ares Publishers, Inc.

Standing offer for extra credit: If you submit a 250-word review of one of these books to or and send the link to the instructor, you will get extra credit in this course. This offer expires on Nov. 30, 2000.

This material has been published on the web by Prof. Tom Sienkewicz for his students at Monmouth College. If you have any questions, you can contact him at

Back to the Top
Return to Course Syllabus for CLAS/HIST 240 Ancient Societies

Return to Monmouth College Department of Classics Homepage