Smell of Sweat

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Author  William Blake Tyrrell
Publisher  Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
Publication Date   February 1, 2004
ISBN  086516553X
Pages  377

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Impressively enhanced with an accompanying CD-ROM, The Smell Of Sweat: Greek Athletics, Olympics, And Culture is enthusiastically recommended to the attention of students of Hellenic Studies and/or Olympics Sports. This remarkable body of impeccable scholarship survey's Greek athletics from the Homeric era down through the fourth century BCE. There is a wonderful body of sound information on ancient religious and athletic centers, the festivals that were associated with Hellenic games; the unique culture of the'gymnasio' and more. The CD-ROM provides easy access to literally hundreds of ancient original sources in translation. With its extensive bibliography for further study, The Smell Of Sweat is enthusiastically recommended for personal and academic instructional and reference collections.

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