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Ancient Greeks : athletes, warriors and heroes : an exhibition from the British Museum / Dr Peter John Higgs, British Museum ; Professor Alastair Blanshard ; Dr Diana Burton.

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ISBN 9781921953385
Author British Museum
Title Ancient Greeks : athletes, warriors and heroes : an exhibition from the British Museum / Dr Peter John Higgs, British Museum ; Professor Alastair Blanshard ; Dr Diana Burton.
Publisher &/or associated date/s Canberra, ACT : National Museum of Australia, 2021.
©2021.
Description 184 pages : illustrations (chiefly in colour), map, portraits, facsimiles ; 29 cm.
Note Includes index.
Exhibition held at National Museum of Australia - 16 December 2021 to 1 May 2022.
Summary From the sporting triumphs of the original Olympians to the conquests of Alexander the Great and the epic tales of Homer, Greek history abounds with the glorious deeds of athletes, warriors and heroes. The Ancient Greeks were renowned for their competitive spirit and intense rivalry, which not only flourished in sporting and battle arenas but also permeated the arts, inspiring excellence in music and drama.Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes features more than 170 of the British Museum's most engaging and beautiful objects capturing this rivalrous spirit. They reveal how competition underpinned all aspects of Ancient Greek life, generating a vibrant and innovative society that endures in the artefacts and stories surviving today.
Subjects National Museum of Australia -- Exhibitions
Occupations -- Greece -- History -- Exhibitions
Greece -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions
Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C -- Exhibitions
Greece -- Social conditions -- To 146 B.C -- Exhibitions
Other Authors &/or Associated Persons Higgs, Peter (author) (curator)
Blanshard, Alastair (writer of introductory essay)
Burton, Diana (writer of introductory essay)
Other Corporate Bodies National Museum of Australia
Call number NMA G 2021
NMA 2021 (3 copies)
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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Status Due Date
A00942451 NMA 2021
National Museum of Australia publications (hard cover) . *, Not for Loan .  
A0095208X NMA 2021
National Museum of Australia publications (soft cover) . *, Not for Loan .  
A00952159 NMA 2021
National Museum of Australia publications (soft cover) . *, Not for Loan .  
A00952895 NMA G 2021
National Museum of Australia publications (soft cover - lending copy) . Available to Museum Staff .  
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