Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Classics Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

1,101 Full-Text Articles 601 Authors 375,871 Downloads 93 Institutions

All Articles in Classics

Faceted Search

1,101 full-text articles. Page 1 of 18.

Europe In Crisis, Call For Papers, Kyriakos N. Demetriou 2014 SelectedWorks

Europe In Crisis, Call For Papers, Kyriakos N. Demetriou

Kyriakos N. Demetriou

The European Union in Crisis: Explorations in Representation and Democratic Legitimacy (Forthcoming, Springer Verlag) Please see the attached doc. You are invited to send me your proposed title, abstract and bio (one paragraph).


Antigone And Democratic Theory, Andrés Fabián Henao Castro 2014 University of Massachusetts Boston

Antigone And Democratic Theory, Andrés Fabián Henao Castro

Andrés Fabián Henao-Castro

No abstract provided.


Postmodern Antigones, Andrés Fabián Henao Castro 2014 University of Massachusetts Boston

Postmodern Antigones, Andrés Fabián Henao Castro

Andrés Fabián Henao-Castro

No abstract provided.


Classical Philology Gone Wild! The Use Of Classical Texts In The Film All Quiet On The Western Front, Tysen Dauer 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Classical Philology Gone Wild! The Use Of Classical Texts In The Film All Quiet On The Western Front, Tysen Dauer

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Studying the texts of the Greco-Roman era has long been a tradition in the West. Works such as The Odyssey, The Iliad, and The Republic were understood to be liberating texts which enabled students to think more critically and as a result live more wisely. Many of the leading scholars in this field of “Classical Texts” (also known as Classical Philology) hailed from 19th century Germany. The 1930 German film All Quiet on the Western Front presented viewers with a classroom scene set at the start of the First World War where selected classical texts were written on the chalkboard ...


Roman Baths At Antiochia Ad Cragum: A Preliminary Evaluation Of Bath Architecture As Social Signals In The Ancient Mediterranean World, Holly J. Staggs 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Roman Baths At Antiochia Ad Cragum: A Preliminary Evaluation Of Bath Architecture As Social Signals In The Ancient Mediterranean World, Holly J. Staggs

Anthropology Department Theses and Dissertations

In Rough Cilicia, monumental public architecture was built in the initial phase of the social and political formation of Asia Minor into the Roman Empire during the Imperial Period. As bathing complexes are the most abundant and diverse types of architecture in this region, it would be beneficial to analyze the role of the baths along with their importance in this new Greco-Roman society. This study will focus on two baths at the site of Antiochia ad Cragum, seating this effort in multi-level signaling theory to understand local scale patterning and revised world systems theory to understand regional scale patterning ...


The Modalities Of Roman Translation: Source-Representative, Allusive, And Independent, James Kruck 2014 Western University

The Modalities Of Roman Translation: Source-Representative, Allusive, And Independent, James Kruck

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

In my dissertation I argue that Roman translators promote themselves and their work by programmatic statements that indicate a relationship with a source author. Whereas the traditional understanding of translations has focused on ad uerbum and ad sensum translations, I deemphasize the binary division between ad uerbum and ad sensum translations since these terms are insufficient for appreciating the roles that translation can play in a literary system. By focusing on the statements of translators rather than the form of the translations, I elevate the translator as an agent who evaluates his socio-literary conditions and develops a response that capitalizes ...


Caer Brythwch And Brythach And Nerthach In 'Culhwch And Olwen', Andrew Breeze 2014 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Caer Brythwch And Brythach And Nerthach In 'Culhwch And Olwen', Andrew Breeze

Journal of Literary Onomastics

No abstract.


El Mito Del Héroe En Una Necrópolis Periurbana Tardo-Republicana De Un Asentamiento Del Mediterráneo Occidental (Alicante, España), pablo rosser, seila soler 2014 SelectedWorks

El Mito Del Héroe En Una Necrópolis Periurbana Tardo-Republicana De Un Asentamiento Del Mediterráneo Occidental (Alicante, España), Pablo Rosser, Seila Soler

pablo rosser

No abstract provided.


“The Mysterious Stranger”: Address To New Members Of Phi Beta Kappa (Theta Of Minnesota), April 23, 2013, Scott Richardson 2014 College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University

“The Mysterious Stranger”: Address To New Members Of Phi Beta Kappa (Theta Of Minnesota), April 23, 2013, Scott Richardson

Headwaters: The Faculty Journal of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University

I used to know everything. Then I went to college. As I was about to enter college, I was pretty sure I had the world figured out. I didn’t need and certainly didn’t want my professors to do anything but reconfirm my beliefs, values, and vision of the world. I was in for a real surprise. There’s nothing innocent or comforting about a liberal arts education.


Negating Negationism, Kenneth Baxter Wolf 2014 Claremont Colleges

Negating Negationism, Kenneth Baxter Wolf

Pomona Faculty Publications and Research

Review essay: Alejandro García Sanjuán, La conquista islámica de la península ibérica y la tergiversación del pasado: Del catastrofismo al negacionismo (Marcial Pons, 2013). The original Spanish version of this essay was published in Revista de Libros (June, 2014: revistadelibros.com/articulos/la-conquista-islamica). It is with the permission of the editors of the Revista de Libros that I offer this English version here.


Hic Est Uxor Mihei: How Roman Funerary Portraits Carve The Ideal Freedwoman, Nora Kassner 2014 Macalester College

Hic Est Uxor Mihei: How Roman Funerary Portraits Carve The Ideal Freedwoman, Nora Kassner

Classics Honors Projects

This paper examines the depiction of Roman freedwomen (former slaves) in thirty-five late Republican and Augustan funerary portraits. Extant portraits utilize a complex visual and written vocabulary to reveal a wide variety of views of freedwomen’s status and agency. This paper relies upon analyses of the cultural climates of the late Republican and Augustan period, careful interrogation of the material evidence through the lens of both post-structuralist and affective theory, and the use of case studies. Ultimately, it argues that funerary portraits create diverse representations of the ideal freedwoman that become part of an ongoing cultural dialogue concerning the ...


Ethnicity, Nomima, And Identity: A Study Of The Multi-Ethnic Cities Of Himera And Gela, Daniel Plekhov 2014 Dickinson College

Ethnicity, Nomima, And Identity: A Study Of The Multi-Ethnic Cities Of Himera And Gela, Daniel Plekhov

Honors Theses By Year

Beginning with Thucydides’ history of the Greek settlements in Sicily, this thesis focuses specifically on his account of the foundations of Gela and Himera and their development during the Archaic period. Identified by Thucydides as being multi-ethnic yet having the institutions of a specific ethnic group, the relationship between ethnicity and institutions at these two cities is analyzed to better understand its role in identity formation. Focusing on the material and literary evidence from these two cities, as well as Thucydides’ account of their foundation, ethnicity at these cities is shown to be a highly mutable and varied form of ...


Exercises In Bradley's Arnold's Latin Prose Composition, Elias Benton Vickery 2014 University of North Georgia

Exercises In Bradley's Arnold's Latin Prose Composition, Elias Benton Vickery

Vickery Collection

Latin educators notes Early 20th Century.


Eros The Man, Eros The Woman: Conflicting Identities And Gender Construction In The Catullan Corpus, Rebecca F. Boylan 2014 Macalester College

Eros The Man, Eros The Woman: Conflicting Identities And Gender Construction In The Catullan Corpus, Rebecca F. Boylan

Classics Honors Projects

The Catullan corpus is filled with widely varying and often incompatible constructions of gender. These contradictions reveal latent tensions between the poet’s masculine persona and personal pleasure, the latter of which often results in feminine modes of expression. Catullus’ poetic voice frequently transgresses traditional Roman boundaries between gender spheres, emphasizing the nebulous nature of ancient sexuality. Through an analysis of the gendered paradigms that inform the Catullan corpus, this paper examines these tensions between traditional masculine and feminine roles and ways in which these roles are reversed, especially in Catullus’ relationship with Lesbia. This paper analyzes Sapphic influences in ...


Guide To Authors, Elias Benton Vickery 2014 University of North Georgia

Guide To Authors, Elias Benton Vickery

Vickery Collection

Biographical and style information on writers used by E.B. Vickery in his classes.


Negotiating Julio-Claudian Memory: The Vespasianic Building Program And The Representation Of Imperial Power In Ancient Rome, Joseph V. Frankl 2014 Macalester College

Negotiating Julio-Claudian Memory: The Vespasianic Building Program And The Representation Of Imperial Power In Ancient Rome, Joseph V. Frankl

Classics Honors Projects

In 70 C.E., the general Vespasian became the emperor of the Roman world. His accession marked the end of a year-long civil war and the beginning of the second imperial dynasty. The legitimacy of his rule depended on addressing the memory of his predecessors, the Julio-Claudian dynasty. This paper examines expressions of Vespasian’s relationship with the Julio-Claudians as evident in the emperor’s public buildings in Rome. The form, location, and symbolism of five structures that constituted Vespasian’s building program will be considered. These buildings utilized several modes for interacting with the past including: condemning some Julio-Claudian ...


Killing Julian: The Death Of An Emperor And The Religious History Of The Later Roman Empire, Benjamin James Rogaczewski 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Killing Julian: The Death Of An Emperor And The Religious History Of The Later Roman Empire, Benjamin James Rogaczewski

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis addresses an intriguing question concerning the death of emperor Julian, known throughout history as "the Apostate." Although Julian ruled for less than two years, his reign and death were the center of debate for centuries. Ancient writers composed different death narratives for the last "pagan" emperor, elaborating upon certain details in the narratives and adding portions, probably fictionalized, of the story where they thought necessary. It is my view that these different death narratives were used as literary loci to discuss the growing power of the church and the relations between church and state. Analysis of these narratives ...


Heroes To Horrors: Metamorphosis As Combat Trauma In The Mythology Of The West, Thomas Passarelli 2014 University of Connecticut

Heroes To Horrors: Metamorphosis As Combat Trauma In The Mythology Of The West, Thomas Passarelli

Honors Scholar Theses

In an attempt to show how Western mythological depictions of metamorphosis in fighting men often serve as an early discussion on the psychosocial ramifications of warfare on veterans, this research holds early Norse, Celtic, and Anglo-Saxon texts in comparison with contemporary PTSD research and anecdotes from American veterans of the Vietnam War.


Grief In The Iliad, Patrick R. Stickley 2014 East Tennessee State University

Grief In The Iliad, Patrick R. Stickley

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This paper addresses the causes and effects of grief within Homer's Iliad. In addition, this paper argues that error, both committed and suffered, is the primary cause of grief, and that grief is particularly transformative in regard to Achilles, both in his motivations and his physicality.


A Byzantine Adam: Explicating The Suda's Encomiastic Entry On Adam, John P. Mulhall 2014 College of William and Mary

A Byzantine Adam: Explicating The Suda's Encomiastic Entry On Adam, John P. Mulhall

Honors Theses

In the tenth-century Byzantine lexicon known as the Suda there exists one particularly lengthy entry on the Biblical figure Adam. In this entry, Adam appears not as a figure to be scorned, but as a hero. Through analyzing the rhetoric of this entry as well as the perception of Adam in Byzantine culture, it is possible to make sense of this entry and discover the what the role of Adam was in Byzantine culture.


Digital Commons powered by bepress