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The Unwelcome Guest: Envy And Shame Materialized In A Roman Villa, Andrew Scholtz 2021 Binghamton University--SUNY

The Unwelcome Guest: Envy And Shame Materialized In A Roman Villa, Andrew Scholtz

Classical and Near Eastern Studies Faculty Scholarship

A third-century C.E. inscribed mosaic from Skala, on the Greek island of Kefallonia, has greatly expanded our knowledge of envy’s evil eye in the Roman Mediterranean. Yet its inscription has not drawn the attention it deserves. Paying heed to the literary, affective, and material dimensions of this and other mosaic texts, I explore how the Skala poem, in tandem with the imagery it accompanies, mediates encounters between guest, host, and house. In so doing, it forms part of a decorative program materializing envy as actor in a drama celebrating a householder’s fortune while exposing the envious to ...


نظرية التلقي وقراءة التراث العربي: تطبيقات على النقد الأدبي في العهد المريني, عبد الجليل شوقي 2021 كلية اللغة العربية، مراكش، المغرب

نظرية التلقي وقراءة التراث العربي: تطبيقات على النقد الأدبي في العهد المريني, عبد الجليل شوقي

Dirassat

This article reflects the patterns of critical reception in Maranian critics. It shows that Moroccan literature does not allow for literary criticism due to the abundance of their western thoughts in their works. It also points out that such rejection or disappointment in readings intended to conflict with old critics in the study of monetary issues. This pattern of reception distinguished the reading of a Marinian critic who sought to develop Arab thought in general and the critical sense in particular. Arab thought is constantly evolving and the application of many ideas varies depending on the context. Therefore, the literary ...


Roman Law And Magic, Abigail Preston 2021 Portland State University

Roman Law And Magic, Abigail Preston

University Honors Theses

Ancient Roman court cases, like that of Apuleius and Libanius, indicate that “magic” was an offense punishable by law, and literary sources such as Pliny the Elder and Horace substantiate this with references to illicit magical rites. Curse tablets, particularly those of Roman Britain, show another side of magic in the Roman world wherein the use of curse tablets has restrictions and guidelines, and the use of such curses have been institutionalized into some communities as an observant practice. Many Roman religious rites appear similar to modern, Euro-centric depictions of 'magic;' which provokes the central question when prosecuting cases of ...


Romans, Religion, And The Aid Of The Gods: An Exploration Of The Pontifex Maximus In Roman Society, Gregory Meade 2021 Portland State University

Romans, Religion, And The Aid Of The Gods: An Exploration Of The Pontifex Maximus In Roman Society, Gregory Meade

University Honors Theses

Ancient Roman history is heavily defined by an evolving relationship with Romans and their gods. Between the Monarchy (753 BCE – 509 BCE) and Republic (509 BCE – 27 BCE), religion developed into an interconnecting web of institutions that performed rituals to ensure appeasement of the gods in various Roman affairs. Fostering a productive relationship with the gods equated to what the Romans called maintaining pax deorum or peace with the gods. This thesis explores the moments in which the influence of religion played a key role in the developing periods of the Monarchy and Republic leading up to the close of ...


Rosae Sub Signo, Anotaciones A Un Símil Clásico, Jesús Ponce Cárdenas 2021 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Rosae Sub Signo, Anotaciones A Un Símil Clásico, Jesús Ponce Cárdenas

Translat Library

In the Western tradition, the flower is often imbued of symbolic meaning and associated with beauty, love, and sensuality. This note studies a string of literary relations that can be established around a floral image in the poetry of four Renaissance authors (Pontano, D’Ardenne, Salmon Macrin, Ariosto). Special attention is paid to epithalamia and epic poetry, and to the three main models of the Greco-Roman world (Sappho, Catullus, Claudian).


Language As The Medium: A Literature Review. Harnessing The Prolific Power Of Dramatic Language As A Therapeutic Tool In Drama Therapy, Edward Freeman 2021 Lesley University

Language As The Medium: A Literature Review. Harnessing The Prolific Power Of Dramatic Language As A Therapeutic Tool In Drama Therapy, Edward Freeman

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

Language in and of the theatre, with its palate of variegated writing styles and playwrights from throughout time, has the potential to be harnessed, focused, and systematized for use as a therapeutic tool within drama therapy – the field’s artistic medium. Drama therapy could benefit from having a specific medium germane to its artform which has the potential to provide practitioners with a common resource and means of communication, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning, as well as align the field with other creative arts therapies. Language encompasses all forms of human communication – speaking, writing, signing, gesturing, expressing facially – and voice ...


Civil Disobedience From A Biblical Perspective, Gabriel Reed 2021 Liberty University

Civil Disobedience From A Biblical Perspective, Gabriel Reed

CULTURE & CRISIS: Reconciling Constitutionalism & Federalism in a Time of Crisis

To say that civil disobedience is a complicated topic is to severely understate the topic. It is a subject matter that has derived many different and disparate opinions, points of view, and public policies. Specifically, within America today, we observe calls for civil disobedience from both sides of the political spectrum, over several divergent political ideals. These issues are, primarily, driven from both sides’ desire to provide protection and provision for the oppressed and those who cannot necessarily speak for themselves. The definition of who is necessarily oppressed and whom their oppressors are varies from person to person, regardless of ...


Fan Fiction And The Trojan War: Contemporary Euripidean Perspective On The Treatment Of Enslaved Women In The Silence Of The Girls, A Thousand Ships, And For The Most Beautiful, Richard K. Sheldon 2021 Louisiana State University

Fan Fiction And The Trojan War: Contemporary Euripidean Perspective On The Treatment Of Enslaved Women In The Silence Of The Girls, A Thousand Ships, And For The Most Beautiful, Richard K. Sheldon

LSU Master's Theses

This study examines three contemporary novels of fan fiction, authored by women, that retell the Trojan War: Emily Hauser’s For the Most Beautiful (2016), Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls (2018), and Nathalie Haynes’ A Thousand Ships (2019). This study offers a reading of contemporary Homeric reception by analyzing the conversations that the novels initiate between each other, Homer’s Iliad, and Euripides’ tragedies, Hecuba (424 BCE) and Trojan Women (415 BCE). The study establishes a connection between the three authors and Euripides by treating the novels as works of fan fiction. In so doing, the ...


Crucifixion In The Ancient World: A Historical Analysis, Gary Habermas, Benjamin C. F. Shaw 2021 Liberty University

Crucifixion In The Ancient World: A Historical Analysis, Gary Habermas, Benjamin C. F. Shaw

Eleutheria

Cook, John Granger. Crucifixion in the Mediterranean World. 2nd ed. Vol. 327. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019. Pp 549 pp. 79,00 €.


The Veracity Of The Empty Tomb Tradition, Kevin Kroitor 2021 Liberty University

The Veracity Of The Empty Tomb Tradition, Kevin Kroitor

Eleutheria

While several historical facts surrounding Jesus’ bodily resurrection find agreement among virtually all critical scholars, the fact of the empty tomb finds far less critical agreement. Despite this attempt to “leave the door open” for naturalistic explanations of the early Christian resurrection claim, the overwhelming evidence renders the empty tomb tradition historically reliable and Jesus’ bodily resurrection, the most plausible explanation of the historical facts. This paper will examine the evidence for the empty tomb, including the early eyewitness nature of the core tradition and the necessity of the empty tomb to explain the more widely accepted facts surrounding Jesus ...


Masthead, 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Masthead

New England Classical Journal

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents, 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Table Of Contents

New England Classical Journal

No abstract provided.


The Helen Maria Chesnutt Scholarships For Equity In Classical Study, 2021 College of the Holy Cross

The Helen Maria Chesnutt Scholarships For Equity In Classical Study

New England Classical Journal

No abstract provided.


Message From The President, Teresa Ramsby 2021 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Message From The President, Teresa Ramsby

New England Classical Journal

No abstract provided.


The 2021 Classical Association Of New England Summer Institute, 2021 College of the Holy Cross

The 2021 Classical Association Of New England Summer Institute

New England Classical Journal

No abstract provided.


The 2021 Classical Association Of New England Student Writing Contest, 2021 College of the Holy Cross

The 2021 Classical Association Of New England Student Writing Contest

New England Classical Journal

No abstract provided.


Towards A ‘Political’ Tibullus: Ceres And Grain In Elegies Books 1 And 2, Victoria Jansson 2021 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Towards A ‘Political’ Tibullus: Ceres And Grain In Elegies Books 1 And 2, Victoria Jansson

New England Classical Journal

This article argues that unfulfilled prayers to Ceres in Tibullus’ elegies are symptomatic of Rome’s grain crises at the end of the Republic and beginning of Empire. My approach includes philological, socioeconomic, and psychoanalytic analysis of the elegies, in which the poet examines the shifting definition of a ‘Roman’ in his day. I seek to demonstrate the ways in which the poet grapples with the political and economic forces at work during the most turbulent period of Roman history: a time when income inequality was roughly equivalent to that of the U.S. and E.U. today.


Lector Intende, Laetaberis: A Research-Based Approach To Introductory Latin, Daniel Libatique, Dominic Machado 2021 College of the Holy Cross

Lector Intende, Laetaberis: A Research-Based Approach To Introductory Latin, Daniel Libatique, Dominic Machado

New England Classical Journal

In the 2019-20 academic year, we undertook a full redesign of our introductory Latin curriculum at the College of the Holy Cross in order to provide students with a more meaningful encounter with the Latin language. We primed our students to work with real, unedited Latin texts within their first year of study by highlighting Latin grammatical concepts that were frequent, complex, and unfamiliar to English speakers, which meant introducing topics like the passive voice, the subjunctive, third-declension adjectives, and indirect statement that are foundational to the Latin language much earlier than we had previously.


Caesar And Genocide: Confronting The Dark Side Of Caesar’S Gallic Wars, Kurt A. Raaflaub 2021 Brown University

Caesar And Genocide: Confronting The Dark Side Of Caesar’S Gallic Wars, Kurt A. Raaflaub

New England Classical Journal

Julius Caesar’s military achievements, described in his Gallic War, are monumental; so are the atrocities his army committed in slaughtering or enslaving entire nations. He stands accused of genocide. For today’s readers, including students and teachers, this poses problems. It raises questions, not least about Caesar’s place in the Latin curriculum. Applying modern definitions of “genocide,” is he guilty as accused? If so, is it justified to condemn him of a crime that was recognized as such only recently? Without condoning Caesar’s actions, this paper seeks fuller understanding by contextual analysis, placing them in the context ...


Full Circle: Juvenal’S Egyptians And The Return Of The “Angry White Man” In Satire 15, Nancy Shumate 2021 Smith College

Full Circle: Juvenal’S Egyptians And The Return Of The “Angry White Man” In Satire 15, Nancy Shumate

New England Classical Journal

Some critics have seen a softening of Juvenal’s signature anger in the later satires, while others argue, on the contrary, that the indignatio animating the earlier poems resurfaces toward the end of the corpus. This paper supports the second position by comparing the characterization of speakers in the first six satires and in the fifteenth. In spite of its different setting and quasi-philosophical trappings, the (virtually) last poem’s speaker emerges as a variation of the same reactionary character type so fully drawn in the first two books. The Satires are thus framed by prototypes of the grievance-driven “angry ...


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