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By E. Norman Gardiner

This entire textual content focuses totally on athletics in classical Greece and Rome, emphasizing the connection among athletics and faith, artwork, and schooling. additionally mentioned are such occasions as throwing the discus and javelin, the pentathlon, the stadium and the foot-race, leaping, wrestling, boxing, ball play, and a Greek athletic competition. 137 black-and-white illustrations.

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