AP/HIST3135 3.0 M: Spectacle and Society in Ancient Rome

Offered by: HIST

(Cross-listed to: AP/CLST3135 3.0M )


Winter 2024






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

This course traces the development of gladiatorial presentations, chariot-races and other public spectacles in Rome, Italy and the Roman Empire from 200 BC to 400 AD. It concentrates in particular on their changing nature, scale and socio-cultural function.

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