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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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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

Book details:

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

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