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The Ancient Olympics: bridging past and present
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4.1 Further resources


Adkins, A. (1960) Merit and Responsibility. Oxford, Clarendon.

Chappell, T. “Glory as an ethical idea”. Philosophical Investigations 34 (April 2011), 105-134.

Miller, S. (2004) Arete: Greek Sports from Ancient Sources. University of California Press.

Reid, H. (2011) Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World: Contests of Virtue (Ethics and Sport). London, Routledge.

Young, D. (1984) The Olympic myth of Greek amateur athletics. Chicago: Ares.

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