The_Delian_Hieropoioi_Of_171_Bc.Pdf, 2017 Reasearching a book on delos
The_Delian_Hieropoioi_Of_171_Bc.Pdf, Sharon Venter
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Publication In Martial's Time And The Publication Of His Works, 2016 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Publication In Martial's Time And The Publication Of His Works, Jack Kaufmann
All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
I have attempted in this thesis to broadly discuss the nature of literary publication in classical times, characterized by (a) the lack of printing presses or any other means to make multiple copies of a work except by writing out each copy by hand, and (b) the lack of any copyright or other protection of a writer’s work. These factors led to a very different concept of publishing than our modern one. I have then focused on the epigrams of Martial (ca. 40 A.D. – 103 A.D.) in particular, because (a) his epigrams contain a wealth of information ...
Book Review: Keppie, Lawrence. The Making Of The Roman Army: From Republic To Empire. London: B.T. Batsford, 1984., 2016 American Public University System
Book Review: Keppie, Lawrence. The Making Of The Roman Army: From Republic To Empire. London: B.T. Batsford, 1984., Christopher Sheline
Saber and Scroll
A review of Lawrence Keppie's The Making of the Roman Army: From Republic to Empire.
The Historiography Of Xenophon, 2016 American Public University System
The Historiography Of Xenophon, Christopher Sheline
Saber and Scroll
Historiography is the documented process of written history and, therefore, any change to that process becomes critical to the historiographical timeline, thus sustaining everlasting value. Xenophon (c. 430 BCE-354 BCE), known for his writings on the Persian Wars, Cyrus the Great, and the March of the 10,000, single-handedly produced several changes to historical writing that altered the very essence of historical thought in a way that challenged even the roots of Herodotus and Thucydides. Xenophon stepped away from the influence of Thucydides to demonstrate a more independent, often philosophical, perspective. Through his development of biographies, Xenophon incorporated philosophy into ...
The Ideal Vs. The Practical, 2016 La Salle University
The Ideal Vs. The Practical, Joshua Power
Ancient Greece is known for its philosophers, playwrights, poets and artists. Ancient Rome is known for its arches, roads, and aqueducts. Throughout their interdependent histories, the ancient Greek and Roman societies shared a vast amount of knowledge and ideas, but the way they used their knowledge varied drastically. The primary difference between the worldview of the Greeks and that of the Romans is that the Romans strove for success through practicality in all of their endeavors. On the other hand, the Greeks, in particular the Athenians were idealists who thought that success would follow moral and academic superiority.
Augustine: Contributor Or Hindrance Of Adversus Iudaeos?, 2016 La Salle University
Augustine: Contributor Or Hindrance Of Adversus Iudaeos?, Colin Pierlott
Augustine of Hippo, doctor and Saint of the Roman Catholic Church who lived in the Late Antique world from AD 354 to 430, is considered one of the greatest Western theologians of all time, contributing around 120 works of writing that touch numerous topics including apologetics, theology, philosophy, letters, sermons, and other forms of rhetoric/literature. His influence on theology is so profound that “even today he is a quotable authority.” His most notable work, Confessions, which is his own story of how he came to convert to Christianity, is still widely read and referred to today, particularly for religious ...
Obstetrics And Gynecology In The Ancient World, 2016 La Salle University
Obstetrics And Gynecology In The Ancient World, Gracie Joy
Women in the ancient world were subject to ancient practices of medicine. This seems obvious to the reader, however to truly understand what the implications of “ancient practices of medicine” are, one must step out of the realm of today’s technology. Feminine healthcare is something taken advantage of in modernity by many. It has a crucial role in the sustaining of a population, though is frequently overlooked in many cultures of today as nonessential medical practice. This specialization should not be ignored and certainly was not in Ancient Rome. The doctors and midwives and nurses of the time took ...
Western Classics In Modern Japan (German), 2016 CUNY Queensborough Community College
Western Classics In Modern Japan (German), Frank Jacob
Publications and Research
A presentation paper (invited guest lecture) delivered at the Institute of Ancient History at Marburg University, Germany, July 12, 2016.
Filiae Augustorum: The Ties That Bind In The Antonine Age, 2016 Iowa State University
Filiae Augustorum: The Ties That Bind In The Antonine Age, Rachel Meyers
World Languages and Cultures Publications
While the titles of imperial family members on Roman coins have been used to establish chronology, I argue that the specific titulature on the coins of Faustina II and Lucilla promotes their roles as the ties among three emperors. Though other scholars have commented on their basic roles, crucial evidence for how the Antonines promoted the roles of these women has been overlooked. By highlighting this intentional language compared to coins of prior imperial women, I show that Faustina and Lucilla not only represented the continuing harmony of the empire during the Antonine Age but also legitimated the rule of ...
The World Of Elagabalus, 2016 University of Texas at Tyler
The World Of Elagabalus, Jay Carriker
After his assassination in 222 the Roman Emperor Elagabalus served as Rome's whipping boy--an embodiment of all the vices that led to the decline and fall of Rome; but through placing his policies in the context of a a Julio-Severan Dynasty, the religious boundaries that he disregarded reveal a Varian Moment as a critical period in the Easternization of Roman religion which makes him one of the the most significant figures in Roman history.
Language Contact And Identity In Roman Britain, 2016 The University of Western Ontario
Language Contact And Identity In Roman Britain, Robert Jackson Woodcock
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository
Language is one of the most significant aspects of cultural identity. This thesis examines the evidence of languages in contact in Roman Britain in order to determine the role that language played in defining the identities of the inhabitants of this Roman province.
All forms of documentary evidence from monumental stone epigraphy to ownership marks scratched onto pottery are analyzed for indications of bilingualism and language contact in Roman Britain. The language and subject matter of the Vindolanda writing tablets from a Roman army fort on the northern frontier are analyzed for indications of bilingual interactions between Roman soldiers and ...
Political Polupragmones: Busybody Athenians, Meddlesome Citizenship, And Epistemic Democracy In Classical Athens, Harry D. Rube
The figure of the πολυπράγμων, the overactive, over-engaged, or meddlesome democratic citizen, is a literary trope that emerges in Classical Athenian literature in the 5th and 4th centuries B.C. This project seeks to use the πολυπράγμων as an entry point into understanding Athenian attitudes toward citizenship and socially acceptable political behaviors in Athens’ democratic era.
I explore the history and usage of the term πολυπράγμων, and the associated characteristic of πολυπραγμοσύνη (meddlesomeness), and its synonyms and antecedents. I demonstrate that to be labeled πολυπράγμων is a term of social restraint—one is named a πολυπράγμων if they ...
Carthaginian Mercenaries: Soldiers Of Fortune, Allied Conscripts, And Multi-Ethnic Armies In Antiquity, Kevin Patrick Emery
The story of the mercenary armies of Carthage is one of incompetence and disaster, followed by clever innovation. It is a story not just of battles and betrayal, but also of the interactions between dissimilar peoples in a multiethnic army trying to coordinate, fight, and win, while commanded by a Punic officer corps which may or may not have been competent. Carthaginian mercenaries are one piece of a larger narrative about the struggle between Carthage and Rome for dominance in the Western Mediterranean, and their history illustrates the evolution of the mercenary system employed by the Carthaginian Empire to extend ...
Exploring The Contemporary Use And Understanding Of Precedent In Architectural Design Via A Comparative Analysis Of Brunelleschi And Le Corbusier, 2016 University of Arkansas Fayetteville
Exploring The Contemporary Use And Understanding Of Precedent In Architectural Design Via A Comparative Analysis Of Brunelleschi And Le Corbusier, Shaelyn J. Vinson
Architecture Undergraduate Honors Theses
As a student of architecture, conducting precedent research before diving into the design phase of a project is something that I am very familiar with. But, following each project’s precedent research, is often an overwhelming feeling of uselessness for the material found. For each project, assignments call for students to find a certain number of buildings on which to base their project. While historically this step makes sense, 21st-century architecture students are taught that there is no “new” architecture, and that copying and collaging together existing buildings is the best way to achieve a successful design ...
The Development Of Church/State Relations In The Visigothic Kingdom During The Sixth Century (507-601), Jason Matthew Osborne
Theses and Dissertations
In the year 589 Reccared, king of the Visigoths, called together leaders of the Catholic Church and the Visigothic nobility to meet at the Third Council of Toledo. That council marked a dramatic change in the Visigothic Kingdom and began a collaboration between the Catholic Church and the Visigothic royal government that would come to define the kingdom, and has forever colored our view of the history of Spain. This dissertation will attempt to place the events that occurred at the Third Council of Toledo into the larger context of the sixth century and will show that the union between ...
Slavery: The Main Ingredient To An Ancient Greek Polis' Military Dominance, 2016 Clackamas High School
Slavery: The Main Ingredient To An Ancient Greek Polis' Military Dominance, Steven T. Tran
Young Historians Conference
Spartan and Athens' victories against the Persians and their eventual military dominance cannot be attributed to military strategy or government alone. The social acceptance of slavery provided the foundation for Greek poleis' social and economic spheres, leading to the development of slave deployment during the Persian Wars and Peloponnesian War. An in-depth analysis of Classical Greece slavery shows that its prevalence is much greater than what previous historians have thought, and more notably, that it was one of the most massive slave usage in history, allowing for the development of a dominating western world.
What’S Your Temperament: The Humoral Theory’S Influence On Medicine In Ancient Greece, 2016 Clackamas High School
What’S Your Temperament: The Humoral Theory’S Influence On Medicine In Ancient Greece, Riley Sebers
Young Historians Conference
Prior to the birth of Hippocrates of Cos in 460 BCE, medicine in ancient Greece revolved around the gods and magic. During Hippocrates lifetime, he remastered an old practice called the humoral theory: an idea stating that every individual person has a unique balance of substances called humors in their body. The balance of these humors is what keeps a man healthy, and if a specific amount is disturbed, sickness sets in. This theory allowed physicians in ancient Greece to move away from dominantly using magic to treat illness and start using the humoral theory instead.
Skyscrapers Of Rome, 2016 Clackamas HIgh School
Skyscrapers Of Rome, Elizabeth B. Condie
Young Historians Conference
After the death of his mentor, Julius Caesar, in 27 B.C.E., Caesar Augustus scrambled to establish his power over the people. One of the tactics he used to exert his power was architecture. Throughout the years, succeeding emperors followed his example to use architecture as a means to control public image, maintain military and political authority, and display their divine power. The Roman forum, the Coliseum, and the Arch of Titus give insight into the control of the Roman Emperors. From these buildings sprang many different types of architecture, that are still used to display the power of ...
Women In Power: The Unique Position Of Vestal Virgins In Ancient Rome, 2016 Clackamas High School
Women In Power: The Unique Position Of Vestal Virgins In Ancient Rome, Elizabeth D. Walker
Young Historians Conference
The Vestal Virgins, priestesses in Ancient Rome, were placed in an atypical position of power. They were given many religious responsibilities that replaced the traditional expectations for women of Antiquity. This cult of the goddess Vesta lasted for the majority of Roman civilization, seemingly serving as an argument for an advancement in the rights of ancient women. Though the Vestal Virgins seem to be an outstanding exception to the rule of female oppression throughout history, further examination suggests that the role of Vestal priestess was simply another mode through which Roman men could control their female counterparts.
The Rise And Fall Of Human Dissection In Hellenistic Alexandria, 2016 Riverdale High School
The Rise And Fall Of Human Dissection In Hellenistic Alexandria, Ellie H. Barany
Young Historians Conference
Classical and Hellenistic Greece were known to be a hub of scientific research. However, the potential for scientific discovery was limited by dominating religious beliefs. Advancements in the study of human anatomy were inhibited by religious taboos that prevented the practice of human dissection. These taboos took hold of Greek society, with a consequence of exile to anyone who violated them. The exception however, is in Hellenistic Alexandria under the rule of the Ptolemaic Kings, Soter and Philadelphus. This paper examines the factors under which the Greek scientist Herophilus was allowed to practice systematic human dissection, as well as the ...