Search for dissertations about: "Archaeology and Classical Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Archaeology and Classical Studies.

  1. 1. Studies in Roman architecture : Configuring the classical orders

    Author : Peter Liljenstolpe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Architecture; classical architecture; Roman archaeology; classical archaeology; column; capital; ornamentation; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This study describes the Tuscan, Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders as subsystems, which were configured according to the desired effect of the system, i.e. the architecture. This follows what Vitruvius termed decor and was dependent on either physical factors, convention or custom. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Roman to Native : Colonialism and the archaeology of rural water management in the Maghreb

    Author : Lena Johansson de Château; Peter Örsted; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; colonialism; postcolonialism; archaeology; historiography; Roman; native; indigenous; landscape; land use; water management; Maghreb; North Africa; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This thesis considers the archaeology of rural water management in the Maghreb in relation to modern colonialism. An attempt is made to recover the attitudes to people and landscape expressed in the archaeological literature, and to analyse them in a colonial/postcolonial context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Streets, Spaces and Places : Three Pompeiian Movement Axes Analysed

    Author : Marina Weilguni; Gullög Nordquist; Henrik Gerding; Henrik Boman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pompeii; Space Syntax; urban analysis; public space; Pompeji; Space Syntax; urbanism; offentligt rum; Archaeology; classical; Arkeologi; klassisk; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This study is an urban analysis of Roman Pompeii. It explores the spatial structure of the town just before the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 72, and how public space was used for movement, activity and interaction between people. READ MORE

  4. 4. Kalaureia 1894 : A Cultural History of the First Swedish Excavation in Greece

    Author : Ingrid Berg; Anders Andrén; Arto Penttinen; Margarita Díaz-Andreu; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; classical archaeology; Kalaureia; Poros; Greece; Sanctuary of Poseidon; nineteenth century; history of archaeology; cultural history; microhistory; politics of belonging; colonialism; topography; fieldwork; excavation; representation; historiography; masculinity; identity; heritage; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The excavation of the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Kalaureia in 1894 marks the beginning of Swedish archaeological fieldwork in Greece. During a couple of hot summer months, two philologists from Uppsala University, Sam Wide (1861-1918) and Lennart Kjellberg (1857-1936), worked in the sanctuary together with the architect Sven Kristenson (1858-1937), the Greek foreman Pankalos and around twenty local workmen. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acquired or inherited prestige? : molecular studies of family structures and local horses in Central Svealand during the Early Medieval period

    Author : Anders Götherström; Mark G. Thomas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ancient DNA; boat cemeteries; Early Medieval Period; Central Svealand; bone preservation; inheritance; acquired status; inherited status; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a study of the role of inheritance among the élite in Early Medieval central Svealand and the possibility to study it by molecular genetic methods. The study is a part of the research project Svealand in the Vendel and Viking periods (SIV). The study rests on classical as well as a new type of source material. READ MORE