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HIST 215 Sport and the Spectacle of Violence from Antiquity to the Renaissance

HIST 215  Sport and the Spectacle of Violence from Antiquity to the Renaissance  Units: 3.00  

Sports and spectacles of violence, from Ancient Greek athletic contests and Roman gladiatorial combat to jousts, hunts, executions, and mock battles of Medieval and Renaissance Europe. Exploring ruins of buildings, texts, and images illuminate such issues as gender roles, social and political functions of violence, eroticism, and animal cruelty.

Learning Hours: 114 (36 Lecture, 36 Online Activity, 42 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science