The Gymnasium of Virtue: Education and Culture in Ancient Sparta / Edition 2

The Gymnasium of Virtue: Education and Culture in Ancient Sparta / Edition 2

by Nigel M. Kennell
     
 

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Gymnasium of Virtue: Education and Culture in Ancient Sparta

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ISBN-13:
9780807858745
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Series:
Studies in the History of Greece and Rome Series
Edition description:
2
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
643,276
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction3
Ch. 1In the Track of the Famous Agoge5
Ch. 2Training Up the Youth28
Ch. 3The Contests of the Later Agoge49
Ch. 4The Lycurgan Customs70
Ch. 5The Inventor of the Agoge98
Ch. 6From Artemis to the Dioscuri115
Conclusion143
Appendix 1. Testimonia on the Whipping Contest149
Appendix 2. The Status of Amyclae162
Notes171
Bibliography219
Index235

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