Studies on Ancient Sport History

Kertész, István (2003) Studies on Ancient Sport History. Acta Antiqua, 43 (1-2). pp. 47-58. ISSN 0044-5975

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There are historical facts that Philip II was a triplex Olympic victor and he started to build the Philippeum in Olympia. It is noteworthy that the friendly connections between Macedonia and Olympia were established by Alexander I, who could hellenize his own country, and these contacts became more intensive during the rule of Philip II, who planned to hellenize the eastern territories. Philip was an outstanding athlete according to several historical sources. The soldier king had good physical abilities and he took care of the physical education of his son, Alexander with particular attention.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature / nyelvészet és irodalom > PA Classical philology / klasszika-filológia
Depositing User: xKatalin xBarta
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2017 08:44
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2017 08:44

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