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Ancient Athens, Cape Sounion, Aegina and Olympia : Guide with Reconstructions

By Greco, Emanuele

Roma/Rome: Vision S.R.L., 2004. "Monuments Past & Present series" Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. The author is the Director of the Italian Archaeological School of Athens. 98p. illus.. First Thus.. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. Fine.

$35.00

Olympism in Antiquity

By International Olympic Committee [ed]

Lausanne: Olympic Museum, 1993. A lavishly illustrated catalogue of Greek works of art relating to the ancient Olympic Games displayed at the Olympic Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland June 1993. 163p. illus. First Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$95.00

Olympia, Greece

Racine WI: Western Publishing / Golden Guild Jigsaw puzzle of the site of Olympia in Spring. 27.5x21.5 inches 1000 pieces. First Thus.. Boxed. Very Good. Puzzles & Games.

$17.50

Olympia, Greece

Racine WI: Western Publishing / Golden Guild Jigsaw puzzle of the site of Olympia in Spring. 27.5x21.5 inches 1000 pieces. First Thus.. Boxed. Very Good. Puzzles & Games.

$17.50

The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece
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The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece

By Yalouris, Nikolaos (Ed)

Athens: Ekdotike Athenon, 1982. Wonderfully illustrated, comprehensive survey of the ancient games - essays by a number of experts originally published in Greek 1976 as "He Historia ton Olympiakon Agon" 302p. bibliography.index. Reprint.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$45.00

The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games
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The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games

By Perrottet, Tony

New York: Random House Inc, 2004. . the fascinating story of the original Olympic festival, tracking the event day by day to re-create the experience in all its compelling spectacle.Using firsthand reports and little-known sources [including an actual Handbook for a Sports Coach used by the Greeks]The Naked Olympics creates a vivid picture of an extravaganza performed before as many as forty thousand people, featuring contests as timeless as the javelin throw and as exotic as the chariot race. Peeling away the layers of myth, Perrottet lays bare the ancient sporting experienceincluding the round-the-clock bacchanal inside the tents of the Olympic Village, the all-male nude workouts under the statue of Eros, and historys first corruption scandals involving athletes. Featuring sometimes scandalous cameos by sports enthusiasts Plato, Socrates, and Herodotus, The Naked Olympics offers essential insight into todays Games and an unforgettable guide to the worlds first and most influential athletic festival.. First Pbk.Ed... Soft Cover. Very Good.

$5.00

The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games
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The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games

By Perrottet, Tony

New York: Random House Inc, 2004. . the fascinating story of the original Olympic festival, tracking the event day by day to re-create the experience in all its compelling spectacle.Using firsthand reports and little-known sources [including an actual Handbook for a Sports Coach used by the Greeks]The Naked Olympics creates a vivid picture of an extravaganza performed before as many as forty thousand people, featuring contests as timeless as the javelin throw and as exotic as the chariot race. Peeling away the layers of myth, Perrottet lays bare the ancient sporting experienceincluding the round-the-clock bacchanal inside the tents of the Olympic Village, the all-male nude workouts under the statue of Eros, and historys first corruption scandals involving athletes. Featuring sometimes scandalous cameos by sports enthusiasts Plato, Socrates, and Herodotus, The Naked Olympics offers essential insight into todays Games and an unforgettable guide to the worlds first and most influential athletic festival.. First Pbk.Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$8.00

Ancient Greek Athletics
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Ancient Greek Athletics

By Miller, Stephen G

New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press, 2004. The earliest Olympic games began more than twenty-five-hundred years ago. What were they like, how were they organized, who participated? Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare? In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and games and exploring their impact on art, literature, and politics. Using a wide array of ancient sources, written and visual, and including recent archaeological discoveries, Stephen Miller reconstructs ancient Greek athletic festivals and the details of specific athletic events. He also explores broader themes, including the role of women in ancient athletics, the place of amateurism, and the relationship between athletic events and social and political life. A source of information and enjoyment for anyone interested in the history of athletics and the origins of the world's most famous sporting event. Using a broad array of sources, Miller reconstructs ancient Greek athletic festivals and the details of specific athletic events. He explores the role of women in ancient athletics, the place of amateurism, and the relationship between athletic events and social and political life. 275p. illus.. Original Wraps. Fine.

$25.00

The Ancient Olympic Games
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The Ancient Olympic Games

By Swaddling, Judith

Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1984. " .a guide to the ancient Games, Judith Swaddling traces their mythological and religious origins, and describes the events, the sacred ceremony and the celebrations that were an essential part of the Olympic festival. " 80p. illus bibliography . Ownership marks, else fine. 1st US Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$12.50

Ancient Oympia

By Karaghiorga, Theodora G.

Athens: Apollo Editions, 1971. Compact but comprehensive and well illustrated guide guide to ancient Olympia.88p.(32 6p. text, 56p. plates) illus.(some col) diagrams.. 1st Greek Ed... Printer Wrapper. Very Good.

$10.00

Ancient Oympia

By Karaghiorga, Theodora G.

Athens: Apollo Editions, 1971. Compact but comprehensive and well illustrated guide guide to ancient Olympia.88p.(32 6p. text, 56p. plates) illus.(some col) diagrams.. 1st Greek Ed... Printer Wrapper. Very Good.

$10.00

Ancient Athens, Cape Sounion, Aegina and Olympia : Guide with Reconstructions

By Greco, Emanuele

Roma/Rome: Vision S.R.L., 2004. "Monuments Past & Present series" Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. The author is the Director of the Italian Archaeological School of Athens. 98p. illus.. First Thus. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. Fine.

$40.00

Olympia : Complete Guide

By Photinos,Spyros (Fotinos, Spiros)

Athens: Olympic Publications, 1989. Illustrated tourist guide to the antiquities and museum at Olympia. 62p (+ 16 plates Col and , B & W) Fold put map laid in. Reissue. French Wraps. Very Good.

$12.50

Report of the Twelfth Session of the International Olympic Academy at Olympia. (July 1972)

By International Olympic Academy

Athens: Hellenic Olympic Committee,, 1972. Proceedings, lectures and event. list of participants 12-30th. July 1972. 301p. illus (B & W). First Printing.. Laminated Softcover. Near Fine.

$65.00

Hippocrates in Olympia

By Ustinov, Peter

Santa Barbara, CA: CelebrateGreece, 2008. (Full Program Run Time is 52 Minutes; English; also aviailable a Greek Subtitle Version) " A newly released, one hour documentary, narrated by Academy Award Winner Sir Peter Ustinov. Emphasis is on the importance of the three origins of the Ancient Olympics: Religion, Health and Athletics. Classic documentary style draws the audience in with a mystical atmosphere created by its visual richness, original music, and the narration of Sir Peter Ustinov all interwoven into a presentation of ancient art from many archaeological museums creating the ideal viewing experience.Hippocrates, who was the father of medicine, first closely linked religion to the new medical science in ancient Greece and his famous Hippocratic Oath which is still sworn to by all medical graduates. From the running tracks of the ancient Olympic Games in Olympia, HIPPOCRATES IN OLYMPIA investigates a closely related subject: the medical care used during the ancient Olympic Games to insure the health of the revered athletes who entertained dignitaries, artists and philosophers at the ultimate sports festival.". First Thus. Video Box. New from Publisher. Illus. by Original score by Yannis Markopoulos. DVD.

$36.00

Olympics : Hippocrates in Olympia

Santa Barbara, CA: CelebrateGreece, 2008. " Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, has been passionately studied for centuries for being the first pioneer into what we now know as the field of modern day health care. In addition to his famous Hippocratic Oath, his fascinating life is beautifully portrayed in this World Premiere one hour documentary entitled "Olympics: Hippocrates in Olympia", by George Petritsis, based on the book "Medical Care During the Ancient Olympic Games" by Christos Lolas, M.D., . This 52-minute gem was filmed in a classic documentary style infused with beautiful and original music scored by Maestro Yannis Markopoulos. Prominent in this visually rich presentation are actual ancient artifacts from many of the great archaeological sites and museums found in Greece.[it] .focuses on the fascination of Hippocrates and his advanced holistic medical beliefs, while investigating a closely related subject, namely the medical care of the revered athletes during the ancient Olympic Games. It was of vital importance in that era that the sportsmen of the day were kept in perfect health in order to provide the much loved entertainment to the leading dignitaries, artists and philosophers in attendance at the ultimate sports festival. Original score by Yannis Markopoulos. (Greek Subtitles Option Available Only on the DVD). First Edition.. DVD BOX. New. Illus. by Narrated by Sir Peter Ustinov.. DVD.

$38.00

Olympics : Hippocrates in Olympia

Santa Barbara, CA: CelebrateGreece, 2008. " Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, has been passionately studied for centuries for being the first pioneer into what we now know as the field of modern day health care. In addition to his famous Hippocratic Oath, his fascinating life is beautifully portrayed in this World Premiere one hour documentary entitled "Olympics: Hippocrates in Olympia", by George Petritsis, based on the book "Medical Care During the Ancient Olympic Games" by Christos Lolas, M.D., . This 52-minute gem was filmed in a classic documentary style infused with beautiful and original music scored by Maestro Yannis Markopoulos. Prominent in this visually rich presentation are actual ancient artifacts from many of the great archaeological sites and museums found in Greece.[it] .focuses on the fascination of Hippocrates and his advanced holistic medical beliefs, while investigating a closely related subject, namely the medical care of the revered athletes during the ancient Olympic Games. It was of vital importance in that era that the sportsmen of the day were kept in perfect health in order to provide the much loved entertainment to the leading dignitaries, artists and philosophers in attendance at the ultimate sports festival. Original score by Yannis Markopoulos. (Greek Subtitles Option Available Only on the DVD). First Edition.. DVD BOX. New. Illus. by Narrated by Sir Peter Ustinov.. DVD.

$38.00

Olympia : Brief History and Complete Guide

By Photinos,Spyros (Fotinos, Spiros)

Athens: Olympic Flame, 1972. Illustrated tourist guide to the antiquities and museum at Olympia. 48p. (plus 62 plates, col B & W). Original Wraps. Near Fine. Illus. by Translator Evi Pawloff-Valmas.

$12.00

Olympia : Brief History and Complete Guide

By Photinos,Spyros (Fotinos, Spiros)

Olympia, Greece: Sp Photinos, 1971. Illustrated tourist guide to the antiquities and museum at Olympia. 61p. (plus 62 plates, col B & W). Original Wraps. Fine.

$10.00

Olympia : Brief History and Complete Guide

By Photinos,Spyros (Fotinos, Spiros)

Olympia, Greece: Sp Photinos, 1971. Illustrated tourist guide to the antiquities and museum at Olympia. 61p. (plus 62 plates, col B & W). Original Wraps. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$10.00

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