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The Archaeology of the Olympics

The Olympics and Other Festivals in Antiquity (Wisconsin Studies in Classics)

by Wendy Raschke

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical Greek & Roman archaeology,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Olympic games,
  • Pageants, parades, festivals,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Archaeology,
  • Olympics,
  • Ancient - General,
  • General,
  • Antiquities,
  • Games,
  • Greece

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9370593M
    ISBN 100299113345
    ISBN 109780299113346

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The Archaeology of the Olympics presents a stirring reevaluation of the Olympic Games (and related festivals) as they actually were, not as the ancient Greeks wished—and we still wish—they might have been. Historians, archaeologists, and classicists examine the evidence to ask such questions as, How did the athletes train?Cited by: The Archaeology of the Olympics: The Olympics and Other Festivals in Antiquity (Wisconsin Studies in Classics) by Raschke Wendy J.

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Historians, archaeologists, and classicists examine the evidence to ask such questions as, How did the athletes train. The Archaeology of the Olympics: Olympics and Other Festivals in Antiquity eBook The Olympic Games were the oldest and the most prestigious of the four great panhellenic festivals (or national festivals, as opposed to the numerous local festivals celebrated all over the Greek world), each of which was dedicated to a god.

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Architectural historians of the time could draw on the works of the Roman architect Vitruvius and his De Architectura, 10 books on architectural history written at the end of the first century B.C. Download The Olympic Games: How They All Began and start receiving Bible History Daily — both absolutely free.

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We help people distribute information. In The Ancient Olympics (Oxford, £) Nigel Spivey who lectures in Classical art and archaeology at Cambridge, begins by putting the Olympics into context, as part of the Greeks’ overall belief that that you must train to achieve ‘beautiful goodness’.

Olympics began this way, there is some scholarly debate on the issue. Hugh M. Lee in his essay "The 'First' Olympic Games of " gives an excellent summary of the positions adopted by modern scholars.

An important factor in understanding the "founding" of the Olympic games is that writing had just been introduced to Greece in the 9th or 8th File Size: KB. The Olympic Games Wendy J.

Raschke (ed.): The Archaeology of the Olympics: the Olympics and Other Festivals in Antiquity. (Wisconsin Studies in Classics.) Pp. xiii + ; 33 illustrations. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, Paper [Book Review].

"The archaeology covered a huge swath of time and geography," says project director Nick Bateman of Museum of London Archaeology. "We now have the first long-term, large-scale picture of life in this part of East London, an area first settled in prehistory, and in more recent times, one that became so significant to the development of the.

Preparations for the games provided a unique opportunity to investigate an area of London’s East End the size of the walled City. Nick Bateman of MOLA, Gary Brown of PCA and Pippa Bradley and Andrew Powell of Wessex Archaeology told Matthew Symonds how trenches produ finds spann years.

This summer, images [ ]Author: Carly Hilts.This list includes all books reviewed in ARCHAEOLOGY from to Books are listed by author, and online reviews are linked where available. (See our bookstore for new books divided by subject area.) A. Agnew, N., ed., Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road,   Graziosi’s book on the Olympic gods immediately dismisses the archaeological perspective of Olympus on page 1 of chapter 1: “People had little reason to go near it Author: James Hua.