Ancient Greek Sports and the Olympics

Consideration of the role sport played in ancient Greek society, with an extensive study of the ancient Olympics and other major festivals. The types of events and the evolving role athletics played in Greek education and society are discussed, as is the relationship between ancient athletics and modern sports. The course includes several local field trips either during class time or occasional afternoons, evenings, or weekends. (Not offered 2023-24).

Prerequisite: No Credit if Classics 275 has been taken.

1 unit

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