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Nigel B. Crowther. Sport in Ancient Times. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2007. 183pp.

Mark Golden. Sport and Society in Ancient Greece. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 216pp.

Harold Arthur Harris. Sport in Greece and Rome. Cornell University Press. 1972. 288pp.

Donald G. Kyle. Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World. Blackwell Publishing. 2007. 403pp.

David Matz. Greek and Roman Sport: A Dictionary of Athletes and Events from the Eighth Century B.C. to the Third Century A.D.. McFarland. 1991. 169pp.

David Phillips; David Pritchard (editor). Sport and Festival in the Ancient Greek World. Classical Press of Wales. 2003. 416pp;.

Paul Plass. The Game of Death in Ancient Rome: Arena Sport and Political Suicide. University of Wisconsin Press. 1995. 283pp.

Michael Poliakoff. Combat Sports in the Ancient World: Competition, Violence, and Culture. Yale University Press. 1987. 202pp.

Thomas Francis Scanlon. Eros and Greek Athletics. Oxford University Press. 2002. 466pp.

Ulrich Sinn. Olympia: Cult, Sport, and Ancient Festival. Markus Wiener. 2000. 149pp.

Waldo E. Sweet. Sport and Recreation in Ancient Greece: A Sourcebook with Translations. Oxford University Press. 1987. 281pp.

David C. Young. The Olympic Myth of Greek Amateur Athletics. Ares Publishers. 1984. 202pp.

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