From Sofie Remijsen (Universität Mannheim) & Zinon Papakonstantinou (University of Illinois at Chicago)
To all classicists, historians, archaeologists and egyptologists interested in ancient sport,
We would like to present the NIKEPHOROS BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SPORT IN ANTIQUITY ONLINE: http://nikephoros.uni-mannheim.de/.
This freely accessible bibliographical tool is based on the annual bibliographies of ancient sport, collected and published in the journal Nikephoros by Wolfgang Decker from 1986 to 2011 and by Zinon Papakonstantinou and Sofie Remijsen since 2012. The data were entered in the database over the last three years by student assistants at the universities of Leuven and Mannheim.
To increase functionality, we added links to related material: books are linked to individual chapters and reviews; journal articles and reviews to online pdf’s when available. To enable you to find all relevant entries, we have also started adding English keywords to all titles.
Like all databases, this tool represents work-in-progress: we invite all interested scholars to cooperate, for example by suggesting additional keywords for particular entries or by alerting us of new publications and missing titles via the contact form. We welcome all feedback.
Thanks to all for trying it out!
Sofie Remijsen (Universität Mannheim)
Zinon Papakonstantinou (University of Illinois at Chicago)