Prehistory & Antiquity

Antonaccio Carla, "Contesting the Past: Hero Cult, Tomb Cult, and Epic in Early Greece", American Journal of Archaeogy, 98:389-410.

Coulson W. and H. Kyrieleis (eds), Proceedings of an International Symposium on the Olympic Games, 5-9/9/1988, Athens 1992.

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Harris, H. A., Greek Athletes and Athletics, London 1971.

Herrmann Klaus, "Olympia. The Sanctuary and the Contests", in Mind and Body. Athletic Contests in Ancient Greece, Ministry of Culture, The National Hellenic Committee I.C.O.M. Athens 1989, pp.47-68

Mallwitz A., Olympia und seine Bauten, Munchen 1972.

Marinatos & Hagg, Greek sanctuaries: A New Approach. London & New York. .

Miller Stephen, Areti. Ancient writers, papyri, and inscriptions on the history and ideals of Greek athletics and games, Chicago 1979.

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Poliakoff Michael, Competition, Violence, and Culture. Combat Sports in the Ancient World, Yale University Press, New Haven and London 1987.

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Spathari Elsi, The Olympic Spirit, Adam Publications, Athens 1992.

Swaddling Judith, The Ancient Olympic Games, British Museum, London 1980.

Thomas R., Oral Tradition and Written Record in Classical Athens, Cambridge 1985.

Touny A.D. and Wenig S., Sport in Ancient Egypt, Leipzig, Amsterdam 1970.

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Modern Olympics

A. Sources
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B. Secondary bibliography
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