Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Sport and Recreation in the Classical World
CLAS 2206 Sport and Recreation in the Classical World
Prerequisites:Restricted to upper level students.
Restrictions:Restricted to upper level students.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:The history of sport in Greece and Rome from Homer to the Caesars, with emphasis on its relationship to literature, religion, education and community life. Highlights include the Greek Olympic Games, the Roman gladiator combats and chariot racing, and comparison between ancient and modern sport and sporting values.