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13 edition of Sport in Ancient Times (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) found in the catalog.

Sport in Ancient Times (Praeger Series on the Ancient World)

by Nigel B. Crowther

  • 317 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient World,
  • Ancient - General,
  • History,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Sports

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289621M
    ISBN 100275987396
    ISBN 109780275987398

      The second edition of Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World updates Donald G. Kyle’s award-winning introduction to this topic, covering the Ancient Near East up to the late Roman Empire. • Challenges traditional scholarship on sport and spectacle in the Ancient World and debunks claims that there were no sports before the ancient Greeks. A brief history of sports from ancient to modern times. Resources > History of Sports. History of Sports. Most sports of today only developed in their current form in the 19th and 20th century, though many take their origins from more primitive sports and pastimes of ancient times.

      The ex-pitcher’s chronicle of his season with the New York Yankees is one of the greatest books about baseball not because it glorifies the sport, as so many baseball books . Haz - Ancient Greek and Roman. Arkeoloji, Antika, Antik yunan hakkında daha fazla fikir görün pins.

    The sport of gymnastics, which derives its name from the ancient Greek word for disciplinary exercises, combines physical skills such as body control, coordination, dexterity, gracefulness, and strength with tumbling and acrobatic skills, all performed in an artistic manner. The history of sports extends back to the Ancient world. The physical activity that developed into sports had early links with ritual, warfare and entertainment.. Study of the history of sport can teach lessons about social changes and about the nature of sport itself, as sport seems involved in the development of basic human skills (compare play). [citation needed] As one delves further back.


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Sport in Ancient Times (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) by Nigel B. Crowther Download PDF EPUB FB2

"This book lays the foundation for studying sport within any number of disciplines, exploring the games and competitions of ancient society around the world in order to arrive at an understanding of the forms sports take today.[W]hat distinguishes Sport in Ancient Times from a rich, growing body of literature examining the heritage of sport is that Crowther also explores the role Cited by: A lively survey encompassing the Orient, the Americas, and the classical world.

From the Olympic Games of Greece to the gladiatorial contests of Rome, sport in the ancient world was fiercely competitive and included a wider range of physical contests than we moderns might suspect.

The early Chinese played forms of polo and golf, while half a world away, Hohokam and Maya Indians enjoyed team ball. Sport in Ancient Times has four distinct parts: the Prehistoric Age, historic Greece, ancient Italy, and the Byzantine Empire. Beginning with the earliest civilizations, Crowther examines the 4/5(1).

Sport in Ancient Times (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Sport in Ancient Times. Author. Crowther, Nigel B. Publisher. University of Oklahoma Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

Sport in Ancient Times has four distinct parts: the Prehistoric Age, historic Greece, ancient Italy, and the Byzantine Empire. Beginning with the earliest civilizations, Crowther examines the military and recreational aspects of sports in prehistoric Egypt, with brief references to other river-valley cultures in Sumeria, Mesopotamia, and Persia.

Description A lively survey encompassing the Orient, the Americas, and the classical worldFrom the Olympic Games of Greece to the gladiatorial contests of Rome, sport in the 3/5(1). Sport in Ancient Times has four distinct parts: the Prehistoric Age, historic Greece, ancient Italy, and the Byzantine Empire.

Beginning with the earliest civilizations, Crowther examines the military and recreational aspects of sports in prehistoric Egypt, with brief references to other river-valley cultures in Sumeria, Mesopotamia, and Persia. Along with detailed information on how sports are played around the world, the Encyclopedia of World Sport explores emotions and issues surrounding the sporting life and looks at sport as an essential part of the human experience.

Readers will find fascinating entries on baseball and badminton, tennis and takraw, as well as on an incredible range of activities played around the globe from ancient times Price: $ An illustration of an open book.

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An illustration of two photographs. Sport in ancient times Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. [W]hat distinguishes Iport in Ancient Times from a rich, growing body of literature examining the heritage of sport is that Crowther also explores the role of women and the place of sport in China, Japan, and the Middle East, areas heretofore given short consideration in sports presenting evidence for sports in nearly every part of the world, he provides substance for.

Buy Sport in Ancient Times (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) Annotated edition by Nigel B. Crowther (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: Nigel B. Crowther. Sport in Ancient Times targets readers towards the other end of the educational spectrum.

It is meant for anyone with a high school education and a modicum of curiosity about the distant past. (Surveys have shown that an interest in sports, especially team sports, can be assumed for over 90 percent of the population of every modern society.). Sport in ancient times. [Nigel B Crowther] -- "Take a fascinating look at the role of sport as practiced in several important civilizations in the ancient world.

Nigel Crowther not only probes the games themselves, but explores the ways in which. Sport in Ancient Times (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) by Nigel B. Crowther, JanuPraeger Publishers edition, Hardcover in English Sport in Ancient Times (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) (Janu edition) | Open LibraryCited by: Physical Education & Sport in the Ancient World •Two areas of chief concern: •Survival Skills •Conformity Skills 4 SURVIVAL SKILLS •The ability to defend self & others •Need to provide food, clothing, shelter •Need to develop skills to live as an individual in the world •Led to ―survival sports‖ or ―natural sports‖ 5.

Spanning the wide world of sports, this volume is packed with everything you could possibly want to know about hundreds of sports. Along with detailed information on how sports are played around the world, the Encyclopedia of World Sport explores emotions and issues surrounding the sporting life and looks at sport as an essential part of the human experience.3/5(2).

Richard Holt is a historian well known for his writing on sports. He is the author of Sport and the British () and Sport and Society in Modern France (), definitive studies of sport in modern European society. Donald G. Kyle is a historian and author of Athletics in Ancient Athens.

Words5 Pages History and importance of sports amongst ancient civilizations Sports have been around for centuries, dating back to BC with the first Olympic Games. Ancient civilizations like the Egyptian, Greeks and Mayans all had a sport they enjoyed taking part in. Get this from a library.

Encyclopedia of world sport: from ancient times to the present. [David Levinson; Karen Christensen;] -- A historical and cross-cultural survey of mainstream and lesser-known sports. These documents were discovered especially in Beni-Hassan, Sakkara, Tell el-Amarna, Al-Karnak, Deir el-Bersheh, Deir el-Medineh and West Thebes.

6 These sport motives of ancient Egypt have been gathered and published in various books, the most complete of which is by Touny/Wenig.

7 With these archaeological documents a wide chapter of the sport. Ancient times Rock a Swiss–German professor of languages, wrote the earliest known complete book about swimming, Colymbetes, sive de arte natandi dialogus et festivus et iucundus lectu (The Swimmer, or A Dialogue on the Art of Swimming and Joyful and Pleasant to Read) The sport grew in popularity and by The World in Ancient Times In The World in Ancient Times, an acclaimed history reference series for young adults, each book is written by a team of two: a historian or archeologist who is actively doing research in ancient history, and a young adult historical novelist who makes the scholarship comprehensible in engaging, child-friendly g: Sport.The Activity Book offers parents and teachers a complete history, geography, and literature program when used with The Story of the World Vol.

1: Ancient Times, Revised Edition Text. Though designed primarily for gradesthe map exercises and many of the other activities are appropriate for grades Missing: Sport.