Olympic Victor Lists and Ancient Greek History

584d04c926a67.jpg Author Paul Christesen
Isbn 9780521866347
File size 2.9MB
Year 2007
Pages 600
Language English
File format PDF
Category History

Book Description:

This is the first comprehensive examination of Olympic victor lists. The origins, development, content, and structure of Olympic victor lists are explored and explained, and a number of important questions, such as the source and reliability of the year of 776 for the first Olympics, are addressed. Olympic victor lists emerge as a clearly defined type of literature that is best understood as a group of closely related texts.

 

 

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