Barbara Schrodt's research while affiliated with University of British Columbia - Vancouver and other places

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From the fourth century A.D. until the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the people of the Byzantine or Eastern Roman Empire participated in a wide range of sports and physical recreations. Most of these activities were inher-ited from Greek and Roman civilizations, or were introduced through contacts with Asia Minor and Crusading Europe. Some sport...

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... Influenced by Cameron's work "Circus factions: Blues and Greens at Rome and Byzantium" (1976), Western historiography predominantly views hippodrome parties as organizations of radical sports fans, either than complex and legally functioning sports clubs with explicitly stated functionsboth in sports and in public life (Crowther, 1996;Guttmann, 1981). Only a few scientists gave special attention to the sports life of the hippodrome, i.e. the classification of the hippodrome charioteers, festivals accompanied by major sports competitions, etc. (Schrodt, 1981). ...