A better half to activity and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity offers a chain of essays that observe a socio-historical point of view to myriad features of old activity and spectacle.
- Covers the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire
- Includes contributions from a number overseas students with a number of Classical antiquity specialties
- Goes past the standard concentrations on Olympia and Rome to ascertain activity in towns and territories through the Mediterranean basin
- Features numerous illustrations, maps, end-of-chapter references, inner cross-referencing, and a close index to extend accessibility and help researchers
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He's coeditor of Rollenbilder in der athenischen Demokratie (2009) and the writer of a number of scholarly articles on Athenian democracy and on game and spectacle in antiquity. Stephen G. Miller , Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology of the college of California, Berkeley, is the writer of Excavations at Nemea II: The Early Hellenistic Stadium (2001), Nemea: A consultant to the positioning and Museum (2004), Arete: historic Greek activities from old assets, third ed. (2004), old Greek Athletics (2004), and Plato at Olympia (2009). Sarah C. Murray is traveling Assistant Professor within the division of Classics at Notre Dame college. She is the writer, with Paul Christesen, of a piece of writing on Macedonian faith within the significant other to historical Macedonia (2010, Joseph Roisman and Ian Worthington, eds. ). Jenifer Neils is the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of artwork historical past and Classics at Case Western Reserve collage in Cleveland. She geared up the exhibitions Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic pageant in historic Athens (1992) and Coming of Age in historical Greece: photographs of adolescence from the Classical previous (2003 with J. Oakley) and is the editor of Worshipping Athena: Panathenaia and Parthenon (1996) and The Parthenon from Antiquity to the current (2005). Nigel Nicholson is the Walter Mintz Professor of Classics at Reed university in Portland, Oregon. he's the writer of Aristocracy and Athletics in Archaic and Classical Greece (Cambridge college Press, 2005). In 2005 he used to be named Oregon’s Professor of the 12 months by way of the Carnegie starting place, and in 2006 served as president of the Classical organization of the Pacific Northwest. Thomas Heine Nielsen is Lecturer (Associate Professor) in historic Greek within the part for Greek and Latin within the Saxo Institute on the college of Copenhagen. In 1993–2003 he labored on the Copenhagen Polis Centre on the collage of Copenhagen and used to be contributor to and coeditor of the Centre’s titanic stock of Archaic and Classical Poleis (Oxford, 2004). His guides contain books on Arcadia and Olympia (Defining historical Arkadia (1999), Arkadia and Its Poleis within the Archaic and Classical sessions (2002), Olympia and the Classical Hellenic City-State tradition (2007)) in addition to a number of articles on Greek background, together with reports on Greek activity and the Panhellenic sanctuaries at Nemea and Delphi. Zinon Papakonstantinou is Assistant Professor of Classics and background on the college of Illinois at Chicago. He has authored Lawmaking and Adjudication in Archaic Greece (2008), edited recreation within the Cultures of the traditional global: New views (2010), and coedited recreation, physically tradition and Classical Antiquity in smooth Greece (2011). He has additionally released numerous articles on activity, consuming, rest, and legislation in Archaic and Classical Greece. David Alan Parnell is Assistant Professor of historical past at Indiana collage Northwest and is a historian of overdue Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire. His dissertation is entitled “Justinian’s males: The Ethnic and local Origins of Byzantine officials and officers, ca.