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Festivals, games and amusements : ancient and modern
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AuthorSmith, Horace;Woodworth, Samuel
TitleFestivals, games and amusements : ancient and modern
Pub Year1832
KeywordsSports
Games
AbstractThis book describes festivals and celebrations in ancient Greece, Rome and Jerusalem. Ancient Greek and Russian dramatics are discussed, along with the Olympic Games, gladitorial combat, and ancient Roman games. Field sports and archery as a form of entertainment are also discussed, as well as bullfighting and animal baiting. Several chapters deal with sedentary amusements, such as minstrelsy, music and playing cards.
PublisherJ. & J. Harper
Place of PublicationNew York
Electronic Locationhttp://www.archive.org/download/festivalsgamesam00smituoft/festivalsgamesam00smituoft.pdf
Local Call NumberGV 173 S6 1832
Resource TypeBook
TypeText
CollectionDr. Thomas J. Khattar Collection
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