ERIC Number: EJ383148
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Political and Athletic Interaction in Athens during the Sixth and Fifth Centuries B.C.
Thompson, James G.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, v59 n3 p183-90 Sep 1988
The interaction of athletes and athletic festivals and ancient Athenian governments of timocracy, tyranny, and democracy is discussed. Specifically, the laws and policies of Solon and the tyrant Pisistratus are examined as well as the effect democracy had on these policies. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
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