Donald Kyle, Ph.D.

Donald G. Kyle is Professor and former Chair of History at the University of Texas at Arlington. An award-winning teacher, he has been honoured by the University as a Distinguished Teaching Fellow. He has published Athletics in Ancient Athens (Revised Edition, 1993) and Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome (1998) and co-edited Essays on Sport History and Sport Mythology (1990). He has appeared in History Channel shows on gladiators (1996) and crime in Rome (2005) and PBS and History Channel shows on the Ancient Olympics (2004).

(Brief biographical sketch reprinted from Blackwell Publishing site at the URL Dr. Kyle delivered a free public lecture at the University of New Hampshire for the John C. Rouman Classical Lecture Series: "Ancient Olympic History by Flickering Torchlight?"; his lecture will soon be available for reading and downloading by HCS readers.)

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