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Divine Deliverance A New Look At Euripidean Tragedy Through Audience Interpretation, Samantha Pukys 2017 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Divine Deliverance A New Look At Euripidean Tragedy Through Audience Interpretation, Samantha Pukys

Honors Bachelor of Arts

This study consists of a literary analysis of two Euripidean plays to explore audience reception. Hippolytus is the first tragic work I will examine, and it was performed in 428 BCE, three years after the start of the war; the final work I will examine, the Bacchae, which was also Euripides’ final play, was performed in 405 BCE, one year before the end of the war. A literary, specifically semiotic, analysis of the divine characters can provide insight into the audience’s reception of the plays. That is, by examining the symbols within the text, one can begin to understand ...


The Tyranny Of Authority: Eternal Damnation In The Fragments Of Clement Of Alexandria?, Daniel J. Crosby 2017 Bryn Mawr College

The Tyranny Of Authority: Eternal Damnation In The Fragments Of Clement Of Alexandria?, Daniel J. Crosby

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

This short paper discusses a fragment that John Potter (1715) incorrectly assigned to a hypothetical work of Clement of Alexandria called "On the soul," and how his error came to be responsible for a sharp divide in scholarship with regard to Clement's beliefs about hell and punishment after death. I conclude by suggesting that this short case study also highlights the importance of maintaining an awareness of the ideas and decisions that underlie a critical edition of a text.


Migration And Its Impacts On The Labor Market Of Rome During The Late Republic And Early Empire, Kerry Campbell 2017 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Migration And Its Impacts On The Labor Market Of Rome During The Late Republic And Early Empire, Kerry Campbell

Honors Bachelor of Arts

For a city as large and influential as ancient Rome, its growth relied on a number of factors: military power, internal leadership, international trade, consumer goods markets, agricultural development, the labor force, and slavery. What allowed for growth in these areas was a certain combination of technological and cultural advancements, but what drove growth on such a scale at Rome was the sheer number of people found there. From the increases in wealth due to war, especially the Punic Wars, and the increases in the volume of slaves brought to and sold in Rome, the economy was flooded with capital ...


Classical Style And Catholic Theology: A Multi-Faceted Analysis Of The Eucharistic Hymns Of Saint Thomas Aquinas, David Nussman 2017 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Classical Style And Catholic Theology: A Multi-Faceted Analysis Of The Eucharistic Hymns Of Saint Thomas Aquinas, David Nussman

Honors Bachelor of Arts

Saint Thomas Aquinas wrote five Eucharistic hymns, and four of them are included among the liturgical texts for the Feast of Corpus Christi. This essay seeks to analyze these five hymns using a classical methodology. In short, this classical methodology consists of paying close attention to rhetorical devices—especially the micro-level details of diction, syntax, and word-order. The first chapter argues that Saint Thomas Aquinas approached his hymns with a mindset comparable in some respects to that of the ancient Roman poets. The essay then analyzes the stylistic features in the second chapter. Lastly, the third chapter shows that certain ...


Archilochus’S Effect On The Homeric Hero: Tracking The Development Of The Greek Warrior, Luke Byerly 2017 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Archilochus’S Effect On The Homeric Hero: Tracking The Development Of The Greek Warrior, Luke Byerly

Honors Bachelor of Arts

This paper aims to show Archilochus’ effect on the conception of the Greek hero by identifying various Greek authors’ assessments of heroic qualities and comparing them with those of both Homer and Archilochus. The first chapter will define the Homeric values of the hero as presented in the Iliadand then identify Archilochus’ specific opposition to these values. In this context, Homer is considered the chief architect of the Greek hero, and the authors following Homer are remodeling and altering his original design rather than redesigning the hero altogether. The method used for identifying the Homeric values is a combination ...


A Psychological And Philosophical Understanding Of Death: An Analysis Of Platonic And Epicurean Philosophy In Modern America, Alexina Hupp 2017 Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

A Psychological And Philosophical Understanding Of Death: An Analysis Of Platonic And Epicurean Philosophy In Modern America, Alexina Hupp

Honors Bachelor of Arts

The following research intends to discuss various issues surrounding death, first, by examining the study of death through the history of psychology, then through two separate philosophical accounts from Plato and Epicurus. Plato and Epicurus offer a conversation about the universality of death and how death ought to be considered and conceived by a society. This conversation between differing views suggests two varying ideas about how to cope with death; one offers a spiritual approach, wherein the soul is immortal and the other offers a scientific approach that death represents the end of all life, with absolutely no hope of ...


Sagp Newsletter 2016/17.3 Central, Anthony Preus 2017 Binghamton University

Sagp Newsletter 2016/17.3 Central, Anthony Preus

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Ephemeris Ns Vol. Ii, Karyn Greene, Paul Filippelli, Paul Bisagni, Rachel Mazzara, Dalton Tracey 2017 Denison University

Ephemeris Ns Vol. Ii, Karyn Greene, Paul Filippelli, Paul Bisagni, Rachel Mazzara, Dalton Tracey

Ephemeris

No abstract provided.


Ephemeris Ns Vol. I, Paul Bisangi, Joseph Tumasian, Chelsea Adams, Angelica Wisenbarger, Robert Ambrose 2017 Denison University

Ephemeris Ns Vol. I, Paul Bisangi, Joseph Tumasian, Chelsea Adams, Angelica Wisenbarger, Robert Ambrose

Ephemeris

No abstract provided.


Ephemeris Vol. V, Georgia Blume, Bob Wyllie, Nicole Miller, Andrew Sweet, Autumn Lotze, Heather Thompson, Larkin Kennedy, Frank Ward 2017 Denison University

Ephemeris Vol. V, Georgia Blume, Bob Wyllie, Nicole Miller, Andrew Sweet, Autumn Lotze, Heather Thompson, Larkin Kennedy, Frank Ward

Ephemeris

No abstract provided.


Ephemeris Vol. Iv, Maggie Glover, Melanie Vanderkolk, Larkin Kennedy, Lindsay Starkey, John Leebens, Derek Mong, Lauren Caryer, Matt Messmer, Nate Emmerson, Nicole Miller, Alli Cartmell, Tashina Browning, Betsy Prueter, Garrett Jacobsen 2017 Denison University

Ephemeris Vol. Iv, Maggie Glover, Melanie Vanderkolk, Larkin Kennedy, Lindsay Starkey, John Leebens, Derek Mong, Lauren Caryer, Matt Messmer, Nate Emmerson, Nicole Miller, Alli Cartmell, Tashina Browning, Betsy Prueter, Garrett Jacobsen

Ephemeris

No abstract provided.


Ephemeris Vol. Iii, Melanie Vanderkolk, John Pyles, Betsy Prueter, Derek Mong, John Leebens, Larkin Kennedy, Charles Shonk, Lauren Haas, Jennifer Hart, Bob Wyllie, Matt Messmer, Michael Fronda PhD, Garrett Jacobsen PhD 2017 Denison University

Ephemeris Vol. Iii, Melanie Vanderkolk, John Pyles, Betsy Prueter, Derek Mong, John Leebens, Larkin Kennedy, Charles Shonk, Lauren Haas, Jennifer Hart, Bob Wyllie, Matt Messmer, Michael Fronda Phd, Garrett Jacobsen Phd

Ephemeris

No abstract provided.


Ephemeris Vol. Ii, Melanie Vanderkolk, Karen Siklosi, Nicole Miller, Allison Cartmell, Marisa Wikramanayate, Meridith Sulser, Nate Emmerson, Steve Nery, Betsy Prueter, Clint Heinrich 2017 Denison University

Ephemeris Vol. Ii, Melanie Vanderkolk, Karen Siklosi, Nicole Miller, Allison Cartmell, Marisa Wikramanayate, Meridith Sulser, Nate Emmerson, Steve Nery, Betsy Prueter, Clint Heinrich

Ephemeris

No abstract provided.


Ephemeris Vol. I, Adam Mallinger, Audra Russo, Christopher Bungard, Marisa Wikramanayate, Bob Wyllie, Alison Hughes, Steve Nery, Michael Fronda PhD, Tara Ellison, Robyn Bowers 2017 Denison University

Ephemeris Vol. I, Adam Mallinger, Audra Russo, Christopher Bungard, Marisa Wikramanayate, Bob Wyllie, Alison Hughes, Steve Nery, Michael Fronda Phd, Tara Ellison, Robyn Bowers

Ephemeris

No abstract provided.


Sagp Newsletter 2016/17.1 East Scs, Anthony Preus 2017 Binghamton University

Sagp Newsletter 2016/17.1 East Scs, Anthony Preus

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Did The Ancient Greeks Have A Concept Of Human Rights?, Anthony Preus 2016 Binghamton University--SUNY

Did The Ancient Greeks Have A Concept Of Human Rights?, Anthony Preus

Anthony Preus

"Although there is no single word in the classical Greek that captures the sense that modern political thinkers give to the word "rights" as it is used in the phrase "human rights," classical Greek and Roman texts have a good deal to contribute to 21st-century discussions of human rights."


Introduction To The Transaction Edition, The Genesis Of Winspear5s Thought, Anthony Preus 2016 Binghamton University--SUNY

Introduction To The Transaction Edition, The Genesis Of Winspear5s Thought, Anthony Preus

Anthony Preus

No abstract provided.


Aristotle And Michael Of Ephesus On The Movement And Progression Of Animals Translated, With Introduction And Notes [Translation Of Studien Und Materialen Zur Geschichte Der Philosophie], Anthony Preus 2016 Binghamton University--SUNY

Aristotle And Michael Of Ephesus On The Movement And Progression Of Animals Translated, With Introduction And Notes [Translation Of Studien Und Materialen Zur Geschichte Der Philosophie], Anthony Preus

Anthony Preus

The translation of Michael of Ephesus, Commentaries on The Movement of Animals and the Progression of Animals, here presented, are the first into a modern language. These are the only surviving Greek commentaries on these treaties.


Science And The Philosophy In Aristotle's Biological Works, Anthony Preus 2016 Binghamton University--SUNY

Science And The Philosophy In Aristotle's Biological Works, Anthony Preus

Anthony Preus

The contents of this book cover observations and theories, science and philosophy in Aristotle's "Generation of Animals," understanding the organic parts, necessity and purpose in the explanation of nature, notes and a bibliography.


The Repercussions Of Having A Body, James Harkness 2016 Ursinus College

The Repercussions Of Having A Body, James Harkness

CIE Essay Writing Contest

No abstract provided.


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