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The_Delian_Hieropoioi_Of_171_Bc.Pdf, Sharon Venter 2017 Reasearching a book on delos

The_Delian_Hieropoioi_Of_171_Bc.Pdf, Sharon Venter

Sharon Venter

No abstract provided.


Textile Terminologies From The Orient To The Mediterranean And Europe, 1000 Bc To 1000 Ad, Salvatore Gaspa, Cécile Michel, Marie-Louise Nosch 2017 University of Copenhagen

Textile Terminologies From The Orient To The Mediterranean And Europe, 1000 Bc To 1000 Ad, Salvatore Gaspa, Cécile Michel, Marie-Louise Nosch

Zea E-Books

The papers in this volume derive from the conference on textile terminology held in June 2014 at the University of Copenhagen. Around 50 experts from the fields of Ancient History, Indo-European Studies, Semitic Philology, Assyriology, Classical Archaeology, and Terminology from twelve different countries came together at the Centre for Textile Research, to discuss textile terminology, semantic fields of clothing and technology, loan words, and developments of textile terms in Antiquity. They exchanged ideas, research results, and presented various views and methods.

This volume contains 35 chapters, divided into five sections: • Textile terminologies across the ancient Near East and the Southern ...


French Women In Art: Reclaiming The Body Through Creation/Les Femmes Artistes Françaises : La Réclamation Du Corps À Travers La Création, Liatris Hethcoat 2016 Chapman University

French Women In Art: Reclaiming The Body Through Creation/Les Femmes Artistes Françaises : La Réclamation Du Corps À Travers La Création, Liatris Hethcoat

Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

The research I have conducted for my French Major Senior Thesis is a culmination of my passion for and studies of both French language and culture and the history and practice of Visual Arts. I have examined, across the history of art, the representation of women, and concluded that until the 20th century, these representations have been tools employed by the makers of history and those at the top of the patriarchal system, used to control women’s images and thus women themselves. I survey these representations, which are largely created by men—until the 20th century. I ...


Research And Study Of Fashion And Costume History Spanning From Ancient Egypt To Modern Day, Kaitlyn E. Dennis Miss 2016 Morehead State University

Research And Study Of Fashion And Costume History Spanning From Ancient Egypt To Modern Day, Kaitlyn E. Dennis Miss

Posters-at-the-Capitol

Through a generous donation to Morehead State University, research has been conducted on thousands of slides containing images of artwork and artifacts of historical significance. These images span from Egyptian hieroglyphs to the inaugural dress of every first lady of the United States. The slides are in the process of being recorded and catalogued for future use by students in hopes of furthering academic comprehension and awareness of the influence of fashion and costume history through the ages. Special thanks to the family of Gretel Geist Rutledge, faculty mentor Denise Watkins, as well as the Department of Music, Theatre, and ...


Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

The Byzantine legacy in modern architecture can be divided between a historicist, neo-Byzantine architectural style and an active investigation of the potentials of the Byzantine for a modern, explicitly nontraditional, architecture. References to Byzantium in avantgarde Eastern European architecture of the 1920s employed a modernist interpretation of the Byzantine concept of space that evoked a mode of “medieval” experience and creative practice rather than direct historical quotation. The avant-garde movement of Zenitism, a prominent visionary avant-garde movement in the Balkans, provides a case study in the ways immaterial aspects of Byzantine architecture infiltrated modernism and moved it beyond an academic ...


The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

Strategically located on a peninsula on the European side of the narrow Bosphorus strait that connects the Mediterranean and the Black Seas (by way also of the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles), Constantinople; the capital city of the medieval Roman Empire that we know as the Byzantine Empire (324-1453), was the largest and most thriving urban center in the Old World.1 The city was founded by the first Roman Emperor who embraced Christianity, Constantine I (d. 337), as the eponymous capital outside historically dominant urban centers and as the alternative to the city of Rome. This chapter outlines ...


Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović

Architecture Publications

The Byzantine legacy in modern architecture can be divided between a historicist, neo-Byzantine architectural style and an active investigation of the potentials of the Byzantine for a modern, explicitly nontraditional, architecture. References to Byzantium in avantgarde Eastern European architecture of the 1920s employed a modernist interpretation of the Byzantine concept of space that evoked a mode of “medieval” experience and creative practice rather than direct historical quotation. The avant-garde movement of Zenitism, a prominent visionary avant-garde movement in the Balkans, provides a case study in the ways immaterial aspects of Byzantine architecture infiltrated modernism and moved it beyond an academic ...


The Rhetoric Of Architecture In The Byzantine Context: The Case Study Of The Holy Sepulchre / Реторика Архитектуре У Византијском Контексту: Пример Цркве Светог Гроба, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

The Rhetoric Of Architecture In The Byzantine Context: The Case Study Of The Holy Sepulchre / Реторика Архитектуре У Византијском Контексту: Пример Цркве Светог Гроба, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

This paper examines the rhetorical capacity of architecture, and in particular, “the rhetoric of architecture” rather than the usually examined “rhetoric about architecture.” In this work, the rhetoric of architecture is understood as codified visual and architectural conventions as a series of transpositions that frame specific meanings other than and beyond visible and spatial. Here the proposed “rhetoric of architecture” is also more about its capacity as a “mnemonic tool” and about the “craft of composition” rather than about persuading others or about representation based on exact likeness. This concept is particularly significant in the creation of the sacred. By ...


Useful By Nature, Defensive On Demand: Topography And Sieges Of Rome In The Gothic War, Peter Francis Sian Guevara 2016 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Useful By Nature, Defensive On Demand: Topography And Sieges Of Rome In The Gothic War, Peter Francis Sian Guevara

MAD-RUSH Undergraduate Research Conference

This project shows how the use of topographical elements impacted the development of siege warfare during the Gothic Wars in the 6th century A.D. Scholars studied topography and archaeology within the context of warfare in Late Antique Italy but they omit non-natural topographical features such as tombs, bridges, and aqueducts. Analyses undertaken include comparison and contrast of the sieges that the city of Rome endured during the Gothic Wars of a contemporary eye-witness, the Greek historian Procopius of Caesarea. The analysis includes other sieges such as Ravenna and Rimini. Christopher Lillington-Martin’s essay Procopius on the Struggle for ...


Recontextualizing Gender And Sexuality Through Ancient And Modern Perspectives, Andrew L. Wyatt 2016 Kent State University - Kent Campus

Recontextualizing Gender And Sexuality Through Ancient And Modern Perspectives, Andrew L. Wyatt

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Ancient Greece provides the basis for modern conceptions of gender and sexuality and is therefore an ideal source for understanding contemporary LGBT and gender issues, both politically and socially. By returning to the wellspring of ideas on gender and sexuality through Ancient Greek texts, we can begin to understand how and why gender and sexuality are framed in society today. This research project included an initial phase of literary and historical research into famous Greek masterpieces literature to understand the origins of western thought on the topic. From Hesiod’s creation of Pandora through Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, this project tracks cultural ...


A Passage From Brooklyn To Ithaca: The Sea, The City And The Body In The Poetics Of Walt Whitman And C. P. Cavafy, Michael P. Skafidas 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

A Passage From Brooklyn To Ithaca: The Sea, The City And The Body In The Poetics Of Walt Whitman And C. P. Cavafy, Michael P. Skafidas

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This treatise is the first extensive comparative study of Walt Whitman and C. P. Cavafy. Despite the abundant scholarship dealing with the work and life of each, until now no critic has put the two poets together. Whitman’s poetry celebrates birth, youth, the self and the world as seen for the first time, while Cavafy’s diverts from the active present to resurrect a world whose key, in Eliot’s terms, is memory. Yet, I see the two poets conversing in the crossroads of the fin de siècle; the American Whitman and the Greek Cavafy embody the antithesis of ...


The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović

Architecture Publications

Strategically located on a peninsula on the European side of the narrow Bosphorus strait that connects the Mediterranean and the Black Seas (by way also of the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles), Constantinople; the capital city of the medieval Roman Empire that we know as the Byzantine Empire (324-1453), was the largest and most thriving urban center in the Old World.1 The city was founded by the first Roman Emperor who embraced Christianity, Constantine I (d. 337), as the eponymous capital outside historically dominant urban centers and as the alternative to the city of Rome. This chapter outlines ...


Time And Again: Early Medieval Chronography And The Recurring Holy First-Created Day Of George Synkellos, Jesse W. Torgerson 2015 Wesleyan University

Time And Again: Early Medieval Chronography And The Recurring Holy First-Created Day Of George Synkellos, Jesse W. Torgerson

Jesse W Torgerson

A literary and philosophical analysis of George Synkellos' (d. 810) historical vision in his 'Chronography'. The article argues that, despite the apparent disciplinary paradox, George Synkellos' vision of history coherently drew together an Aristotelian conception of time with his own exegesis of the scriptures, and a contemporary theology of the encounter with the divine in liturgical worship.


Two Byzantine Papyri From The Michigan Collection, James Keenan 2015 Loyola University Chicago

Two Byzantine Papyri From The Michigan Collection, James Keenan

James G. Keenan

No abstract provided.


'Die Binnenwanderung’ In Byzantine Egypt, James Keenan 2015 Loyola University Chicago

'Die Binnenwanderung’ In Byzantine Egypt, James Keenan

James G. Keenan

No abstract provided.


From The Archive Of Flavius Eulogius And His Descendants, James Keenan 2015 Loyola University Chicago

From The Archive Of Flavius Eulogius And His Descendants, James Keenan

James G. Keenan

No abstract provided.


P.Laur. Iv 169: Fragmentary Constitution Of Constantine?, James Keenan 2015 Loyola University Chicago

P.Laur. Iv 169: Fragmentary Constitution Of Constantine?, James Keenan

James G. Keenan

No abstract provided.


Papyrology And Byzantine Historiography, James Keenan 2015 Loyola University Chicago

Papyrology And Byzantine Historiography, James Keenan

James G. Keenan

No abstract provided.


Deification, Friendship, And Self-Knowledge, Matthew Hale 2015 Abilene Christian University

Deification, Friendship, And Self-Knowledge, Matthew Hale

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

How does human friendship contribute to the process of deification? In this thesis, I will argue that a kind of “spiritual friendship” contributes to the process of deification by placing the human agent in a better position for acquiring self-knowledge, and avoiding false beliefs or misunderstandings about the self. This acquisition of self-knowledge is an important part of the deification process, which involves not just a moral and ontological transformation, but an epistemological one as well.


Defenders Of The Empire: The Byzantine State Intelligence Communications, Agent, And Intelligence Management Apparatus, Scott D. Hibbard 2015 American Public University System

Defenders Of The Empire: The Byzantine State Intelligence Communications, Agent, And Intelligence Management Apparatus, Scott D. Hibbard

Saber and Scroll

The Eastern Roman, or Byzantine, Empire endured almost a thousand years longer than its Western Roman counterpart. Central to the longevity of the Byzantine Empire was its state intelligence gathering capabilities; but what were those capabilities and how were they organized? Answering these questions will require discussion of the challenges conducting Byzantine studies using secondary sources, literature review of English-language intelligence sources and qualitative analysis to summarize the structure and function of the Byzantine state intelligence apparatus. The Empire endured as long as it did due to a decentralized intelligence apparatus that could nevertheless be undermined by corruption and treason.


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