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Nigel Crowther

Emeritus Professor

Supervising Professor, International Olympic Academy,
Olympia, Greece (2004-05)

Former Director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies
B.A. (Leeds), M.A. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Sheffield)
Department of Classical Studies
Lawson Hall, Room 3205
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario Canada N6A 5B8
(519) 661-2111 ext. 83045


Research Interests
Olympic Games. Ancient and modern sport. Latin poetry, especially of the Late Republic and Early Empire

  • Selected Recent Publications:
  • Sport in Ancient Times, Wesport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2007, 208 pages, 37 photos. Paperback University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.

  • "Observations on Boys, Girls, Youths and Age Categories in Roman Sports and Spectacles," in Sport in the Cultures of the
    Ancient World. New Perspectives. Sport in the Global Society. Zinon Papakonstantinou (ed.). London/New York: Routledge,


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Department of Classical Studies - The University of Western Ontario
Lawson Hall Rm 3205
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