This course is a study of sports in the ancient world through a variety of primary sources, including textual, visual, and archaeological. Students will use the comparative method to study ancient sports from different cultures, including the ancient Mediterranean, as well as India, Japan, and Mesoamerica. Sports will be considered from historical, sociological, and gender students perspectives. Special focus is given to ancient Greece and Rome, with an investigation of the ancient Olympics, training, combat sports, and sport infrastructure. Please see the Continuing Education page to enroll.
HIST 2973 101-SEM On-campus 6-week session
Session: 6-week session
Class dates: June 24-August 6, 2019
Exam dates: Will be provided by the instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times: M-F 10 AM - 11:30 AM White Hall 114
Grade: Student option
Instructor: de Lee, B.
Max. enroll: 18