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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 swedish dissertations containing the words Classical Archaeology and Ancient History.

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

    Author : Anton Bonnier; Gunnel Ekroth; James Roy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Archaeology; classical; Arkeologi; klassisk; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Honorius and the city of Rome : Authority and legitimacy in late antiquity

    Author : Hans Lejdegård; Arja Karivieri; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Emperor; Rome; relationship; legitimacy; Attalus; power; usurpation; senate; Alaric; propaganda; Honorius; adventus; consensus universorum; late antiquity.; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This study examines the importance of the concept of Roma et Augustus, the close relationship between the Roman emperor and the city of Rome, in the reign of Honorius, who reigned in AD 395-423. Rome and the emperor were two of the most important and conspicuous manifestations of Roman civilisation and power, around which much of late antique ideology of authority and legitimacy was formulated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seascape Dialogues : Human-sea interaction in the Aegean from Late Neolithic to Late Bronze Age

    Author : Christopher Nuttall; Michael Lindblom; Gunnel Ekroth; Matthew Haysom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Seascapes; Aegean prehistory; Greece; material culture; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This thesis examines human-sea interaction based on embodied and embedded action in the littoral and island regions of the Aegean from Late Neolithic (4800 BCE) to the end of Late Bronze Age I (1600 BCE). Fundamental to this approach is the concept of seascapes, defined here as a place or agent created by a human mind set. READ MORE