Search for dissertations about: "Greek epigraphy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Greek epigraphy.

  1. 1. A study of dedications to Aphrodite from Greek magistrates

    Author : Jenny Wallensten; Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ancient history; epithets; votive gifts; ancient diplomacy; Hermes; inscriptions; epigraphy; the Hellenistic period; Greek religion; dedications; Aphrodite; magistrates; Antikens och forntidens historia;

    Abstract : Through the identification of a series of inscriptions, mainly datable to the Hellenistic era, a link between Aphrodite and the civic life and administration of the Greek poleis has come to light. The inscriptions in question are dedications to Aphrodite through which magistrates of various cities and varying status express their devotion to the goddess. READ MORE

  2. 2. Roman Female Cognomina : Studies in the Nomenclature of Roman Women

    Author : Tuomo Nuorluoto; Gerd V M Haverling; Olli Salomies; Christer Bruun; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Roman onomastics; ancient Rome; Roman women; personal names; Latin epigraphy; Roman epigraphy; Greek epigraphy; Latin linguistics; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This study investigates the cognomina of Roman women. The cognomen was the latest component of the Roman onomastic system and in the course of the early first century CE it came to be the most important individual name of Roman citizens. READ MORE

  3. 3. Herodes Atticus Reflected in Occasional Poetry of Antonine Athens

    Author : Foteini Skenteri; Grekiska (antik och bysantinsk); []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Grekiska språket; Greek language; Humaniora; Humanities; ancient rhetoric; Menandros Rhetor; Kephisia; Avlona; Marathon; Triopion; epigraphy; inscriptions; occasional poetry; Antonine Athens; Herodes Atticus; Second Sophistic; Greek literature; Grekisk litteratur;

    Abstract : The occasional poetry of the Antonine period relating to the wealthy sophist and important second century AD political personality in Athens, Herodes Atticus, is studied. Some of the functions of poetry are illustrated, as it is used by one of the leading personalities of the Second Sophistic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hellenistic Democracies : Freedom, Independence and Political Procedure in Some East Greek City-States

    Author : Susanne Carlsson; Kerstin Höghammar; Mats Lundström; Vincent Gabrielsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; democracy; demokratia; demos; exclusiveness; independence; autonomia; hegemonic power; hellenism; city-states; poleis; desicion-making process; foreign policy; decrees; epigraphy; Iasos; Kalymna; Kos; Miletos; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : Freedom from external control is one prerequisite for democracy. In the hellenistic period the Greek city-states are thought to have lost their independence due to the establishment of the hellenistic hegemonies, and thereby also lost their possibilities of democratic government and of pursuing a foreign policy of their own. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lauro, myrto et buxo frequentata. A study of the Roman garden through its plants

    Author : Lena Landgren; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arkeologi; Archaeology; grave garden; epigraphy; topiary; gardener; garden design; Pliny the Younger; Pliny the Elder; Roman botany; Portico of Pompey; Pompeii; Oplontis; topiarius; viridarium; viridia; Roman garden; garden archaeology; Ornamental plants; Prydnadsväxter;

    Abstract : The plants in the ancient Roman garden were chosen with deliberation. These choices were ruled by the meaning and associations the plants conveyed to the garden visitors. READ MORE