CLCIV 372 - Sports and Daily Life in Ancient Rome
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The amphitheater full of gladiators, the circus full of chariots (with or without Charleton Heston) are among the most abiding images of Roman, and perhaps, any western culture. The Olympic Games were as much a Roman institution as they were Greek — indeed the Roman empire was the first great age of public entertainment. But what did it all mean? How is entertainment related to the interests of society as a whole? These are two of the questions that we will explore through a discussion of the place of Roman entertainment in Roman society. We will start by looking at the broad structures of Roman life, and then move through the diverse entertainments of the Romans from athletic events to the theater, from chariot racing to public execution, beast hunts, and gladiators. Readings include selections from ancient authors and from recent scholarship.

CLCIV 372 - Sports and Daily Life in Ancient Rome
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
31039
Open
56
 
5
TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
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31040
Open
9
 
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WF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
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31041
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
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31042
Open
7
 
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WF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
005 (DIS)
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31043
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0
 
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WF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
006 (DIS)
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31044
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0
 
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WF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
007 (DIS)
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31045
Open
3
 
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WF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
008 (DIS)
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31046
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0
 
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WF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
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31047
Open
13
 
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TuTh 6:00PM - 7:00PM
010 (DIS)
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31048
Closed
0
 
1
TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
011 (DIS)
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31049
Closed
0
 
4
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
012 (DIS)
P
31050
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
013 (DIS)
P
31051
Open
20
 
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WF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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