arete: greek sports from ancient sources (3rd ed.)-stephen g. miller-9780520241541

ARETE: GREEK SPORTS FROM ANCIENT SOURCES (3RD ED.)

 (En papel)

STEPHEN G. MILLER

, 2004
  • Nº de páginas: 233 págs.
  • Encuadernación: Tapa blanda
  • Editorial: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
  • Lengua: INGLÉS
  • ISBN: 9780520241541
From the informal games of Homer's time to the highly organized contests of the Roman world, Miller has compileda trove of ancient sources: Plutarch on boxing, Aristotle on the pentathlon, Philostratos on the buying and selling of victories, Vitruvius on literary competitions, and Xenophon on female body building. With nearly 50 percent more texts than the highly successful second edition, this new version of "Arete "offers readers an absorbing lesson in the culture of Greek athletics from the greatest of teachers, the ancients themselves, and demonstrates that the concepts of virtue, skill, pride, valor, and nobility embedded in the word "arete "are only part of the story from antiquity.

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Datos del libro

  • Nº de páginas: 233 págs.
  • Editorial: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
  • Lengua: INGLÉS
  • Encuadernación: Tapa blanda
  • ISBN: 9780520241541
  • Año edición: 2004
  • Plaza de edición: BERKELEY

Resumen

From the informal games of Homer's time to the highly organized contests of the Roman world, Miller has compileda trove of ancient sources: Plutarch on boxing, Aristotle on the pentathlon, Philostratos on the buying and selling of victories, Vitruvius on literary competitions, and Xenophon on female body building. With nearly 50 percent more texts than the highly successful second edition, this new version of "Arete "offers readers an absorbing lesson in the culture of Greek athletics from the greatest of teachers, the ancients themselves, and demonstrates that the concepts of virtue, skill, pride, valor, and nobility embedded in the word "arete "are only part of the story from antiquity.

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