Search for dissertations about: "CIcero"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word CIcero.

  1. 1. Weeping for the res publica : Tears in Roman political culture

    Author : Johan Vekselius; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Antikens och forntidens historia; Antikens Rom; Romersk historia; Romerska riket; Kejsare; Tårar; Sorg; Gråt; känslohistoria; känslostudier; känslodisciplinering; Känslor; Latinsk litteratur; Grekisk litteratur; Antiken; Dygder och Laster; Dygder; Retorik; Historieskrivning; Talekonst; CIcero; Seneca; Tacitus; Livius; Antikens Grekland; Klassisk grekiska; Den romerska republiken; Kejsartid; Latinsk historieskrivning; Grekisk historieskrivning; Antikens historia; Antikens kultur och samhällsiv; Begravningar; Rome; Ancient Rome; Late Republican Rome; late Republic; Historiography; history of emotions; Tears; Weeping; Mourning; Virtues; Virtus; Pity; Clementia; Pietas; Oratory; Rhetoric; Cicero; Tacitus; Livy; The Roman Empire; The Roman Emperor; Latin historiography; Greek historiography; Grief; Ancient History; Classics; Ancient Greece; Funerals;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the meaning and function of tears in Roman political culture during the Republic and the Early Empire in various historical settings: mourning, the law court, and in different political contexts where power, authority, and subjection were expressed or exercised. This is carried through by reading representations of weeping in Greek and Latin literary works in different genres, written by different authors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Metaphors Cicero lived by : The Role of Metaphor and Simile in De senectute

    Author : Aron Sjöblad; Latin; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin; Lakoff; Cicero; Johnson; ‘On Old Age’; Metaphor; De senectute; Kövecses;

    Abstract : Abstract This dissertation examines the function of metaphor and simile in Cicero’s dialogue De senectute. For this purpose, it employs Lakoff-Johnsonian metaphor theory and compares the metaphorical concepts that the scholars of that tradition have found in English with the metaphors found in Cicero’s text. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Enemies : The Logic of Immorality in Ciceronian Oratory

    Author : Isak Hammar; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ancient Rome; late Republic; political culture; Cicero; oratory; immorality; cultural logic; rhetoric; cultural history; invective;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role played by the topic of immorality in the extant speeches of the Roman politician Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE)and subsequently in the Roman political culture of the late Republic. It traces the portraits of immorality that Cicero made of his political and forensic enemies throughout his political career and his use of immorality as an argument in the Roman Senate, public assembly, and the courts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gilbertus Universalis: Glossa ordinaria in Lamentationes Ieremie prophete. Prothemata et Liber I. : A Critical Edition with an Introduction and a Translation

    Author : Alexander Andrée; Gunilla Iversen; Rainer Berndt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gilbert the Universal; Glossa ordinaria; Biblical exegesis; Old Testament; Lamentations; Cicero; rhetoric; loci rhetorici; the school of Laon; the Renaissance of the twelfth century; Paschasius Radbertus; editorial technique; Latin language; Latin;

    Abstract : The Glossa ordinaria on the Bible stands as one of the prime achievements of the period in western intellectual history known as the Renaissance of the twelfth century. In spite of the great number of still extant manuscripts very little is known about the circumstances around its composition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geometry in Varro, Cicero and Vitruvius. A Philological Study

    Author : Erik Bohlin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Marcus Terentius Varro; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Vitruvius; geometry; ancient mathematics; Roman literature; De architectura; Disciplinarum libri; De geometria; De mensuris; artes liberales; ἐγκύκλιος παιδεία; Corpus Agrimensorum Romanorum; pair of compasses; Euclid;

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