Search for dissertations about: "Egyptian religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Egyptian religion.

  1. 1. The Gazelle in Ancient Egyptian Art Image and Meaning

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Åsa Strandberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gazelle; Egyptian art; Egyptian religion; hunt; offering; desert fauna; Heb Sed; Hathor; Solar Eye; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Egyptology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Egyptologi; Egyptology; egyptologi;

    Abstract : This thesis establishes the basic images of the gazelle in ancient Egyptian art and their meaning. A chronological overview of the categories of material featuring gazelle images is presented as a background to an interpretation. An introduction and review of the characteristics of the gazelle in the wild are presented in Chapters 1-2. READ MORE

  2. 2. The crown of Arsinoë II. The creation and development of an imagery of authority

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Maria Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arsinoë; crowns; Ptolemaic; reliefs; Egyptian art; Egyptian religion; symbolism; female pharaohs; Hathor; God s wife; Edfu; Philae; Dendera; relative scaling; relative placement; concepts of time; post-colonial theory;

    Abstract : This study deals with a unique crown that was created for Queen Arsinoë II. The aim is to identify and understand the symbolism that is embedded in each pictorial detail that together form the crown and how this reflects the wearer’s socio-political and religious positions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Renewal and Heritage : The Quest for Authenticity in Hasan Hanafi's Islamic Ideology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Susanne Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Islamologi; authenticity; continuity; Establishment Islam; globalisation; heritage; Islamism; Occidentalism; renewal; sacred authority; asalah; ijtihad; tawhid; turath; Islamologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Islamology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Islamologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This study presents and analyses a contemporary interpretation of Islam by the Egyptian thinker Hasan Hanafi. His ideas are analysed in a perspective of the history of ideas where both Islamic and Western influences are taken into consideration. READ MORE

  4. 4. John Rufus and the World Vision of Anti-Chalcedonian Culture

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Jan-Eric Steppa; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of the Christian church; here; visions; holy man; propaganda; hagiography; Anastasius I; Zeno; Peter the Iberian; Severus of Antioch; John Rufus; Gaza; Palestine; asceticism; monasticism; monophysitism; anti-Chalcedonianism; Chalcedon; Patristics; Byzantine Empire; Late Antiquity; Kristna kyrkans historia; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the works of John Rufus, disciple of Peter the Iberian at Gaza. There are three works preserved from him, composed in Greek at the turn of the sixth century, and preserved in Syriac: the Life of Peter the Iberian, the Commemoration of the Death of Theodosius, and the Plerophories. READ MORE

  5. 5. Actor and Event : Military Activity in Ancient Egyptian Narrative Texts from Tuthmosis II to Merenptah

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Patrik Lundh; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ancient Egypt; military texts; Tuthmosis III; Amenhotep II; Ramesses II; Battle of Megiddo; Battle of Kadesh; Egyptian empire; New Kingdom; Merenptah; military expeditions; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; Egyptology; egyptologi;

    Abstract : This study treats the function of the military writings of ancient Egypt, from Tuthmosis II to Merenptah (c. 1492–1203 B.C.). READ MORE