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A Perspective of the History of Women ’ s Sport in Ancient Greece

@inproceedings{Spears1984APO,
  title={A Perspective of the History of Women ’ s Sport in Ancient Greece},
  author={Betty Mary Spears},
  year={1984}
}
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