Search for dissertations about: "Classical Archaeology and Ancient History"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the words Classical Archaeology and Ancient History.

  1. 1. Negotiating 'Culture', Assembling a Past: the Visual, the Non-Visual and the Voice of the Silent Actant

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jonathan Westin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Techniques of visual representation; visualisation; limitation; audience; museum; exhibition; technology; interactivity;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe and analyse the processes surrounding the creation of a scientific visual representation, where, both in the practical creation of this visualisation and in the way it is communicated, those actants which amount to what we call ‘culture’ or cultural value, are enrolled or ignored. Trying to answer if a broader set of non-visual cultural properties can be identified and their influence described, and if history can be visualised without displacing our knowledge of the past in favour of a popular representation thereof, I trace the interaction between client, artist, technology and target audience. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Casa del Torello di Bronzo (V 1,7) in Pompeii : Investigating a residential house and its complex water system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Thomas Staub; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; Pompeii; Roman domestic architecture; Atrium house; Roman wallpainting; Roman water technology; Pompeii sidewalk; inscriptions; Roman fountains;

    Abstract : The goal of the thesis is to present the thorough documentation and analysis of a private dwelling in Pompeii, the Casa del Torello di Bronzo (V 1,7), the largest and most dominating dwelling in insula V 1. Its system of water use and distribution was particularly outstanding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Harbours and Hinterlands : Landscape, Site Patterns and Coast-Hinterland Interconnections by the Corinthian Gulf, c. 600-300 B.C

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, Stockholm University

    Author : Anton Bonnier; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Corinthian Gulf; Archaic and Classical-Early Hellenistic Greece; landscape archaeology; site patterns; settlement patterns; harbours; interconnections; connectivity; coastal zones; trade; mountain economies; pastoralism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; classical; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; klassisk; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : The thesis examines interconnections between the Corinthian Gulf and its surrounding hinterlands during the Archaic and Classical-Early Hellenistic period, c. 600 to 300 B.C. Interconnections have been studied through site patterns in the surrounding regions. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Peter Liljenstolpe; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Architecture; classical architecture; Roman archaeology; classical archaeology; column; capital; ornamentation; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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

  5. 5. Heterological Ethnicity Conceptualizing Identities in Ancient Greece

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johannes Siapkas; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical archaeology and ancient history; theory; ethnicity; classical archaeology; ancient history; primordialism; instrumentalism; Messenia; helots; heterology; de Certeau; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : In accordance with the heterological tradition, this study emphasises the determining effect of theoretical assumptions on our conceptualizations of the past. This study scrutinises how classical archaeologists and ancient historians have conceptualized ethnic groups, in particular the Messenians. READ MORE