Connected Contests

Williamson, C. (Creator) & Nijf, van, O. (Creator), University of Groningen, 2017



Connected Contests is an evolving online research tool to facilitate the study of agonistic networks in the ancient, post-classical world. It is part of a wider research project on the history of athletic and other agonistic festivals from 300 BC-AD 300. (see above under about). This website aims to provide an intuitive database of the many contests of the Greek world, and of the athletes, performers and other participants in these contests.
Date made available2017
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Date of data production2016 -
Access to the dataset Open

    Keywords on Datasets

  • History, post-classical world, athletics, agonistic festivals, Isthmionikai, Olympionikai, Pythonikai, Aktionikai, Nemeoniaki
Related Publications
  1. Urban rituals in sacred landscapes in Hellenistic Asia Minor

    Williamson, C., 2019, (Submitted) Brill. (Religions of the Graeco-Roman World)

    Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

  2. Connecting the Greeks: Festival networks in the Hellenistic world

    Williamson, C. & van Nijf, O., 2016, Athletics in the Hellenistic world. Mann, C., Remijssen, S. & Scharff, S. (eds.). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, p. 43-71 29 p. (Alte Geschichte).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

  3. Netwerken, panhelleense festivals en de globalisering van de Hellenistische wereld

    van Nijf, O. & Williamson, C., 2014, In : Groniek, Historisch Tijdschrift. 200, p. 253-265 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

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Related Prizes
  1. Connecting Contests. Festival networks in the ancient world

    Williamson, Christina (Recipient) & Nijf, van, Onno (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitivelyAcademic

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