The Olympics and philosophy edited by Heather L. Reid and Michael W. Austin.

It is said the champions of the ancient Olympic Games received a crown of olive leaves, symbolizing a divine blessing from Nike, the winged goddess of victory. While the mythology of the ancient games has come to exemplify the highest political, religious, community, and individual ideals of the tim...

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Other Authors: Reid, Heather Lynne, 1963-, Austin, Michael W.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2012.
Series:Philosophy of popular culture.
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Online Access:CONNECT