Session: Spring 2013

CLSA:1875:0AAA (20E:075:AAA)    Ancient Sports and Leisure
139 of 175 enrolled    

Completed

Sem. Hrs:

3


Type: Lecture Section
Admin:

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Admin Home:

CLSA:1875 ( 20E:075 )



General Catalog:

Sports, games, and hobbies in the ancient world, primarily Greece and Rome, 1500 B.C.E. to 500 C.E.; ancient Olympic games, Roman festival games; anthropology of sport.

Description:

This course addresses how the Greeks and Romans, as well as other peoples of the ancient Mediterranean, made use of leisure. Games, hobbies, spectacles, and sport will be discussed, including topics such as the ancient Olympics and other competitive events, games connected with Roman festivals such as chariot racing, gladiatorial combat, and animal hunts, as well as the role of sport and leisure within these societies, from the lowest to the highest social classes.

Approved GE:
Students admitted for Summer 2011 and after:
  • Values Society Diversity
Students admitted before Summer 2011:
  • Humanities
Prerequisites:

None

Requirements:

None

Corequisites:

None

Recommendations:

None

Restrictions:

None

Time and Location:
2:30P - 3:20P MW SHAM LIB
Minimum Fee Hours:
3
Enrollments in this section for 0 - 3 will be charged as 3 semester hours
Course Fees:
None
Repeatable:

No

Grading Instructions:

None

Instructors:
Rosemary Moore (Primary Instructor)
Textbooks and Materials:
The following textbook and material information is for planning purposes only and could be modified. Final textbook information will be available four weeks before the start of the semester. Please check then to finalize your textbook and material purchases:

Cross References
(i.e. Also offered as):
None
Co-Existing Sections
(i.e. Separate sections meeting in the same room):
None
Department:
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department: Classics ( Website     |   General catalog   )
Interim Chair: Robert Ketterer

Address: 210 Jefferson Building  (JB)
 
Phone:
+1 (319)- 335 - 2323

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