CLAS 1071 - Ancient Sport and Spectacle Course uri icon



  • Surveys the development, evolution and impact of sport and spectacle in the Greco-Roman world through the deconstruction of games during the Christian era of the Roman Empire. Examines, among other relevant topics, games in the Homeric tradition, the development of the Greek Olympics and Roman spectacles including the circus, amphitheaters and gladiators.


  • Rupp, Travis Rick  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2022