Search for dissertations about: "Constantinople"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word Constantinople.

  1. 1. Dazzling Dining : Banquets as an Expression of Imperial Legitimacy

    University dissertation from Classical archaeology and ancient history

    Author : Simon Malmberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Banquets; emperor; legitimation; rituals; ideology; propaganda; Domus Augustana; Great Palace; triclinium; Rome; Constantinople; virtues; Christianity; precedence; consensus; tradition; court; late antiquity.; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; 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; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This study examines how banquets hosted by the Roman emperor were vehicles of imperial propaganda and expressions of the ruler’s political legitimation. The focus will be on the banquets held in the palace of Domus Augustana in Rome and in the Great Palace in Constantinople during the period AD 330-580. READ MORE

  2. 2. Virginity Recast : Romanos and the Mother of God

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Thomas Arentzen; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Saint 6th cent; Romanus Melodus; Hymns; Greek Byzantine ; Virgin Mary – History of doctrines – 030–600; Virgin Mary – Annunciation; Virgin Mary – veneration; Bible – use in hymns; Akathists; Hymns – Theology; Theotokos; Nativity; Byzantine rite – Liturgy; Kontakion; Mariology; Orthodox Eastern Church – Liturgy; Orthodox Eastern Church – Hymns; Body; Human – religious aspects – Christianity; Late Antiquity; asceticism; breast feeding; gender and sexuality issues; Justinian Era.; Romanos the Melodist; Virgin Mary; kontakion; Constantinople; hymns; Mariology; virginity;

    Abstract : The Virgin Mary has always stood out in the Christian scenery, yet in ever-changing guises. This study explores the characterization of the Virgin in the poetic works of Romanos the Melodist (ca. 490–560), the great composer of the so-called kontakion. Written for liturgical use, these dramatic songs soon became well-known and immensely popular. READ MORE

  3. 3. "...achieved nothing worthy of memory" Coinage and authority in the Roman empire c. AD 260-295

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ragnar Hedlund; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Roman empire; soldier-emperor; crisis; propaganda; language of images; authority; legitimacy; communication; coinage; coin-imagery; war; military; court; Rome; regionalization; consecration; dynasty; divine sanction; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This study examines how the Roman emperors c. AD. 260–295 attempt at maintaining their power-bases through legitimation of their claims to power, with reference to various potentially powerful groups of society, such as the military, the inhabitants of the provinces and the senate in Rome. READ MORE

  4. 4. Theodore Metochites' Stoicheiosis astronomike and the study of philosophy in early Palaiologan Byzantium

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Börje Bydén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]

    Abstract : Ancient Greek philosophy was taught and studied in the Greek-speaking world throughout the Middle Ages. This period in the history of philosophy is still imperfectly known, partly owing to the fact that many of the relevant texts are still unedited. This is true not least of the philosophical works produced during the 'Palaiologan Renaissance. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Argolid under Roman rule (31 BC - AD 600)

    University dissertation from Classical archaeology and ancient history

    Author : Renée Forsell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Antikens och forntidens historia; Ancient history; power structures; social structure; Christianisation; religious life; trade; subsistence; settlement patterns; Western Argolid; Southern Argolid; Methana; Troizenia; Epidaurea; Late Roman Greece; Argolid; Roman Greece; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Cultural anthropology; ethnology; Kulturantropologi; etnologi;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the region of Argolid in the eastern part of the Greek Peloponnese during the Roman Imperial era, taking up a variety of aspects of life there based mainly on archaeological evidence. The introduction presents the study area and the background to the study. READ MORE