Course Catalog


Sport and Spectacle in Greece and Rome

This course will examine the competitive games of antiquity-especially athletics, chariot racing, and gladiatorial combat-and analyze the place they had in the religious and cultural lives of Greeks and Romans. Topics include athletic training, the Pan-Hellenic festivals, praise poetry, prizes, professionalism, nudity, the participation of women, amphitheaters, and the cult of violence in Rome.

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2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7928 TuTh
9:30 - 10:45 am
Carlon,Jacqueline M Y02-2110
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/23/2017
Capacity: 85
Enrolled: 41
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Distribution Area : Humanities