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Plato's Apology 17a To 25e (Uncorrected), Edward H. Campbell 2016 Independent Scholar

Plato's Apology 17a To 25e (Uncorrected), Edward H. Campbell

Edward H Campbell

This is not completed. It is close to one third of the speech. The best I could do through scientific methods. I hope you will read it, it bears it. I hope to complete the rest of it in the future. 100 pages. As is no warranty.


Notebook Iii Plato's Apology (Work In Progress), Edward H. Campbell 2016 Independent Scholar

Notebook Iii Plato's Apology (Work In Progress), Edward H. Campbell

Edward H Campbell

No abstract provided.


Notebook Ii Plato's Apology (Work In Progress), Edward H. Campbell 2016 Independent Scholar

Notebook Ii Plato's Apology (Work In Progress), Edward H. Campbell

Edward H Campbell

No abstract provided.


Notebook I Plato's Apology (Work In Progress), Edward H. Campbell 2016 Independent Scholar

Notebook I Plato's Apology (Work In Progress), Edward H. Campbell

Edward H Campbell

No abstract provided.


Homer's Music Through Plato's Ears, Dereck Wayne Basinger 2016 College of William and Mary

Homer's Music Through Plato's Ears, Dereck Wayne Basinger

College of William & Mary Undergraduate Honors Theses

When ancient Greeks heard a melody played on an instrument or sung by a voice, what cultural assumptions and associations did they bring to that performance? My thesis is a synthesis of previous inquiry and occupies what I hope to be a middle ground between the theoretical conclusions of ancient Greek philosophy and the interaction of ancient Greek literature regarding the topic of music. I argue that a basic cultural understanding of the nature of music can be found where these two disparate bodies of text meet. To achieve this, I compare the way in which Plato discusses music in ...


Challenging Kleos: An Fpda Analysis And Application Of Andromache In The Iliad, Ayana Marie Rowe 2016 Xavier University - Cincinnati

Challenging Kleos: An Fpda Analysis And Application Of Andromache In The Iliad, Ayana Marie Rowe

Honors Bachelor of Arts

I will argue that through carefully constructed language, Andromache manipulates her status as an ideal, aristocratic woman in order to critique the masculine pursuit of kleos, thereby giving a voice to women like herself who are limited as women in their ability to speak out against the societal norms. I begin my argument by establishing the parameters of an ideal, aristocratic woman in ancient Greece and demonstrating ways in which Andromache fits this characterization. The larger expanse of my thesis is then devoted to my FPDA reading of Andromache’s speeches, and the conclusions drawn from my analyses. My final ...


America And Athens As Seen Through South Park And Aristophanes, James F. Neyer 2016 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

America And Athens As Seen Through South Park And Aristophanes, James F. Neyer

Honors Bachelor of Arts

When Dionysius the tyrant wished to be educated on the polity of Athens, Plato was said to have sent him the poetry of Aristophanes. It was through the works of Aristophanes that foreigners could learn how Athens functioned. The works of Aristophanes span 37 years, and won him multiple awards in this time. If Dionysius wished to learn about modern day America, then I think it would be best to give him the corpus of South Park. Over the course of two decades, this series has aired 267 episodes and has been consistently renewed. Though South Park does not capture ...


Girls, Girls, Girls The Prostitute In Roman New Comedy And The Pro Caelio, Nicholas R. Jannazo 2016 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Girls, Girls, Girls The Prostitute In Roman New Comedy And The Pro Caelio, Nicholas R. Jannazo

Honors Bachelor of Arts

Prostitution is often said to be the oldest profession in the world, having occurred since the ancient times of Greece and Rome. Today’s American society views prostitution as immoral and repulsive, but this has not always been the case. In ancient Rome, Roman men were able to visit a brothel, pay for the company of a prostitute, and leave without being looked down upon or reproached, so long as they did so in moderation. If they frequently visited brothels, though, Roman men were admonished and scolded, as Cato does to a well-known gentleman after seeing him leave a brothel ...


Innovation & Hoplite Ideology: The Relation Of Martial Equipment To Ideology In Archaic And Classical Greece, William D. Henry 2016 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Innovation & Hoplite Ideology: The Relation Of Martial Equipment To Ideology In Archaic And Classical Greece, William D. Henry

Honors Bachelor of Arts

The evidence which I present in this paper seems to suggest that there is an underlying ideology contributing to how hoplitic warfare is conducted. Further, I would argue that this ideology is more important to understanding and defining a hoplite than the definition given above. This ideology, I will argue even further, contributed to the slow adaption and evolution of the hoplitic panoply by which we now generally define hoplites. Lastly, I will discuss how this ideology changes during the period between the Archaic and Classical periods, and how this change affects the use of equipment. Therefore, there are two ...


The Seed Of Principate: Annona And Imperial Politics, Joseph B. Ruter III 2016 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

The Seed Of Principate: Annona And Imperial Politics, Joseph B. Ruter Iii

Honors Bachelor of Arts

From my study of the annona, I propose a new perspective on the transition between the Republic and the Principate. Each of the big three imperial historians account for the Principate in terms of personal politics and preferences of the “great man” Augustus (Div. Aug. 28; Rom. His. 52.1; Ann. 1.2). By contrast, I argue that the Principate represents the long-term political result of growing social inequality in Rome. From an equalitarian society of yodel-men farmers and shepherds in the 2nd BCE, Rome had evolved into an unequal society by the 2nd CE, where the top ...


"On Γίγνων", Faith D. McFadden 2016 Duquesne University

"On Γίγνων", Faith D. Mcfadden

Essays of Significance

Abstract for On Γίγνων

This paper will examine C.D.C Reeve’s use of ἀγάλματα as a birth metaphor in the dialogue the Symposium, and compare it to the other birth metaphors as found in the Theaetetus. This paper posits that there is a difference betwixt the ἀγάλματα found in Socrates and the διάνοια with which certain men are found to be pregnant[1]. The relationship of ἀγάλματα and διάνοια are commensurate to the relationship of διάνοια and νοήσις as found in the hierarchy of understanding in the soul in the line metaphor of the Republic.

The paper will ...


Preaching Christ Crucified: Origen’S Apologetic Strategy In Contra Celsum, Morgan S. Thompson 2016 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Preaching Christ Crucified: Origen’S Apologetic Strategy In Contra Celsum, Morgan S. Thompson

Honors Bachelor of Arts

This thesis aims to take part in that discovery by looking away from the popular stories of Christianity’s tumultuous beginnings and towards the interim periods of relative peace between persecutions. Indeed, in following De Ste. Croix’s timeline, there is a noticeable gap between Nero’s persecution in 64 AD and Decius’ in 250 AD. How were Christians interacting with the Roman Empire in those roughly 200 years? While a complete answer to that question is far beyond the scope of this thesis, much insight can still be gained by examining one particular part of the clash between Christians ...


The Ancient Egyptian Concept Of Maat: Reflections On Social Justice And Natural Order, R. James Ferguson 2016 Bond University

The Ancient Egyptian Concept Of Maat: Reflections On Social Justice And Natural Order, R. James Ferguson

CEWCES Research Papers

The ancient Egyptian conception of Maat includes connotations of ‘order’, ‘harmony’, ‘rightness’ and true witness. It is used in a wide range of religious, ethical and cosmological contexts. Maat as a goddess and idea constituted a fundamental touchstone of ancient Egyptian religion and social life. It emphasized harmonious cooperation as a social idea but also represented the constant cosmic struggle against chaos and disorder. The structural aspects of Maat moved beyond normative descriptions and came to reinforce individual piety, intercessory and confessional patterns of prayer, ‘lay’ religious associations and the emergence of saviour cults that became prominent from the Late ...


Martin Luther King Jr. In Dialogue With The Ancient Greeks, Timothy Joseph Ph.D. 2016 College of the Holy Cross

Martin Luther King Jr. In Dialogue With The Ancient Greeks, Timothy Joseph Ph.D.

Classics Department Faculty Scholarship

To mark the start of Black History Month, a Classicist reflects on the inspiration King drew from ancient Greek culture.


Combat Trauma And Tragic Catharsis: An Aristotelian Account Of Tragedy And Trauma, Edward J. Hoffmann 2016 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Combat Trauma And Tragic Catharsis: An Aristotelian Account Of Tragedy And Trauma, Edward J. Hoffmann

Honors Bachelor of Arts

This essay argues that the Greeks experienced and understood combat trauma, and that they used tragedy and the catharsis that it effected as a means of restoring the order of souls traumatized in war. Our examination of the horrors of hoplite warfare should leave us with no question that ancient warfare was no more clean, decent, or glorious than modern war. To treat the trauma induced those horrors, the Greeks did indeed practice certain societal mechanisms, which our own society seems to so sadly lack. One of these was Attic tragedy. Certain of the tragedies explicitly speak to military experience ...


A Papyrus Letter About Epicurean Philosophy Books, James Keenan 2016 Loyola University Chicago

A Papyrus Letter About Epicurean Philosophy Books, James Keenan

James G. Keenan

No abstract provided.


Harmony From Confucian, Greek, Liberal, And Global Perspectives, Chenyang Li 2015 Nanyang Technological University

Harmony From Confucian, Greek, Liberal, And Global Perspectives, Chenyang Li

Chenyang Li

No abstract provided.


Education_As_A_Human_Right_A_Confucian_P.Pdf, Chenyang Li 2015 Nanyang Technological University

Education_As_A_Human_Right_A_Confucian_P.Pdf, Chenyang Li

Chenyang Li

Joseph Chan’s book is a milestone for the contemporary study of Confucian political
philosophy. In this remarkable work, Chan presents his version of Confucian perfectionism,
aiming to balance liberalism and Confucianism as a solution to reconstructing a political
philosophy in response to contemporary challenges. I am sympathetic to much of what Chan has
to say in the book. I agree that, rather than merely being an ethical theory, Confucianism can and
should have a place in political philosophy. I also agree that Confucianism can coexist with
democracy1 and that human rights can and should be instituted as a fallback ...


Notes On Absentee Landlordism At Aphrodito, James Keenan 2015 Loyola University Chicago

Notes On Absentee Landlordism At Aphrodito, James Keenan

James G. Keenan

No abstract provided.


Peri Algeos: Pain In Aeschylus And Sophocles, Anda Pleniceanu 2015 The University of Western Ontario

Peri Algeos: Pain In Aeschylus And Sophocles, Anda Pleniceanu

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This thesis is an examination of physical pain in ancient tragedy, with the focus on three plays: Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound and Sophocles’ Philoctetes and Trachiniae. The study unfolds the layers of several conceptual systems in order to get closer to the core—pain and its limits in tragedy. The first chapter aims to show that Aristotle’s model for the analysis of tragedy in his classificatory tract, the Poetics, centered on the ill-defined concept of mimesis, is an attempt to tame pain and clean tragedy of its inherent viscerality. The second chapter looks at the dualist solution advanced by Plato ...


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