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Sources for the history of Greek athletics in English translation

Rachel Sargent Robinson

Sources for the history of Greek athletics in English translation

with introductions, notes bibliography, and indices

by Rachel Sargent Robinson

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Published by Ares Publishers in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Athletics -- Greece

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rachel Sargent Robinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV21 R6 1955, GV21 R6 1955
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22344662M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Robinson, Rachel Sargent, Sources for the history of Greek athletics in English translation. Chicago: Ares Publishers, Aimed at readers of all levels--from student to classics buff to serious scholars--this sourcebook looks at sport and recreation in ancient Greece through translated accounts of ancient Greek and Latin authors.

It examines such diversions as the ancient Olympic Games, athletic clothing, women in sports, dining, dancing, and fishing. Sport and Recreation in Ancient Greece offers a wide range of. Sources For the History of Greek Athletics in English Translation. Robinson, Rachel Sargent. Published by Ares Publishers () ISBN ISBN Used.

Source Book of Greek History. Fling, Fred M. Published by D C HEATH & CO. Used. Hardcover. Phlegon of Tralles' Book of Marvels (pp) as well as Robinson's Sources for the History of Greek Athletics in English Translation.

[Phlegon of Tralles, one of the sources Pausanias seems to have used, can be found in translation in Hansen's book above and can be found in the Greek. According to tradition, the most important athletic competitions were inaugurated in B.C. at Olympia in the Peloponnesos.

By the sixth century B.C., other Panhellenic (pan=all, hellenikos=Greek) games involving Greek-speaking city-states were being held at Delphi, Nemea, and local games, such as the Panathenaic games at Athens, were modeled on these four periodoi, or circuit.

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: Sources for the History of Greek Athletics (): Robinson, Rachel: Books. [This book] will facilitate the teaching of Greek athletics to undergraduates.

Instructors who teach ancient Greek athletics at the college level are fortunate to find themselves, finally, in a position to put Gardiner to the side and use a text that is engaging, informative, and up-to-date."—Journal of Sport History.

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The enduring importance of Greek athletic training and competition during the period of the Roman Empire has been a neglected subject in past scholarship on the ancient world. This book examines the impact that Greek athletics had on the Roman world, approaching it through the plentiful surviving visual evidence, viewed against textual and epigraphic sources.

It is the purpose of this book to explore another aspect of Greek culture: athletics. For athletics was integral to the life of the Greeks-especially and most obviously (but not exclusively) for. The Earliest Days of Greek Athletics 1 In the two passages from Homer which are presented here a picture emerges of what we may call Homeric athletics.

The question is, however, whether that picture is one of his own day or a valid, if somewhat blurred, reflection of the athletic practices of the Mycenaean era.

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National athletics federations from 17 countries got together to form an international governing body and inthe International Amateur Athletic Federation was born. Claudius Aelianus (Ancient Greek: Κλαύδιος Αἰλιανός, modern Greek transliteration Klávdios Elianós; c.

– c. AD), commonly Aelian (/ ˈ iː l i ən /), born at Praeneste, was a Roman author and teacher of rhetoric who flourished under Septimius Severus and probably outlived Elagabalus, who died in He spoke Greek so fluently that he was called "honey-tongued.

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Waddell Item Preview remove-circle Greek and English on opposite pages 26 Addeddate Call number AAM Camera. The Greek Old Testament, or Septuagint (/ ˈ s ɛ p tj u ə dʒ ɪ n t /, US also / s ɛ p ˈ tj uː ə dʒ ɪ n t /; from the Latin: septuaginta, lit.

'seventy'; often abbreviated 70; in Roman numerals, LXX), is the earliest extant Koine Greek translation of books from the Hebrew Bible, various biblical apocrypha, and deuterocanonical books. The first five books of the Hebrew Bible, known as. Roger Bacon, a 13th-century English scholar, was the first to assess that a translator should have a thorough knowledge of both the source language and the target language to produce a good translation, and that he should also be well versed in the discipline of the work he was translating.

So this book is another textbook and it’s by Donald Mastronarde. It’s called Introduction to Attic Greek, and it’s published by Berkeley.

It’s published significantly later than the first version of Reading Greek: it was published in And it says in the preface that it’s aimed at. To some extent, scholars disagree about the role of the Greek sources in Arabic and Islamic philosophy (henceforth falsafa, the Arabic loan word for φιλοσοφία).

[] While acknowledging the existence of a Greek heritage, those who consider the Qur’an and the Islamic tradition as the main source of inspiration for falsafa claim that the latter did not arise from the encounter of.

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Reynolds, ed., Book of Mormon Authorship Revisited: The. You mention in your book that this is the earliest continuous Greek text in prose to survive: the date is around BC. Although it’s called ‘Histories,’ the ancient Greek suggests ‘enquiries’; he’s looking at the wonders of the world, rather than writing a history as such.

That’s right, ‘historie’ is ‘enquiry.’. The Bible has been translated into many languages from the biblical languages of Hebrew, Aramaic and Latin Vulgate translation was dominant in Western Christianity through the Middle Ages. Since then, the Bible has been translated into many more languages.

English Bible translations also have a rich and varied history of more than a millennium. Above each Greek word there is a transliteration which helps people to pronounce the word, and linked to each transliterated word there is a page which gives a list of other places where the same word is used in the bible, together with translations from NAS, KJV, and the Interlinear Bible.

Above each transliterated word there is a Strong's.‘Every crook in Greece is in the government’ – this is how The Scapegoat, Sofia Nikolaidou’s first novel to be translated into English, begins. Set inthe book tells the story of an unsolved homicide. When the body of an American journalist is found floating in the bay off Thessaloniki, a Greek journalist is convicted of the 12 years later upon his release, he insists.A good number of English first names that are still familiar come from the Greek, and appear in their original form in LGPN.

But since there is no direct historical continuity between Greek and English naming, there is always an intermediate stage, most commonly associated with Christianity: Greek names borne by apostles, martyrs and saints.