Search for dissertations about: "Historiography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the word Historiography.

  1. 1. Weeping for the res publica : Tears in Roman political culture

    Author : Johan Vekselius; [2018-04-06]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Antikens och forntidens historia; Antikens Rom; Romersk historia; Romerska riket; Kejsare; Tårar; Sorg; Gråt; känslohistoria; känslostudier; känslodisciplinering; Känslor; Latinsk litteratur; Grekisk litteratur; Antiken; Dygder och Laster; Dygder; Retorik; Historieskrivning; Talekonst; CIcero; Seneca; Tacitus; Livius; Antikens Grekland; Klassisk grekiska; Den romerska republiken; Kejsartid; Latinsk historieskrivning; Grekisk historieskrivning; Antikens historia; Antikens kultur och samhällsiv; Begravningar; Rome; Ancient Rome; Late Republican Rome; late Republic; Historiography; history of emotions; Tears; Weeping; Mourning; Virtues; Virtus; Pity; Clementia; Pietas; Oratory; Rhetoric; Cicero; Tacitus; Livy; The Roman Empire; The Roman Emperor; Latin historiography; Greek historiography; Grief; Ancient History; Classics; Ancient Greece; Funerals;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the meaning and function of tears in Roman political culture during the Republic and the Early Empire in various historical settings: mourning, the law court, and in different political contexts where power, authority, and subjection were expressed or exercised. This is carried through by reading representations of weeping in Greek and Latin literary works in different genres, written by different authors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Johannes Magnus and the Composition of Truth : Historia de omnibus Gothorum Sueonumque regibus

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Astrid Nilsson; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Johannes Magnus; Latin historiography; history; historiography; truth; tyrants; kings; Gothicism; Renaissance;

    Abstract : Johannes Magnus (1488–1544) was the last Catholic archbishop of Uppsala to hold residence in Sweden. He was also a historian and wrote a work in Latin about Swedish history that was to gain an unparalleled importance. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Legacy of the Jaguar Prophet : An Exploration of Yucatec Maya Religion and Historiography

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Bodil Liljefors Persson; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theology; Ballgame; Sacrifice; Mythology; Rituals; Books of Chilam Balam; Historiography; History; Prophecy; Maya; Religion; Teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with Maya religion and history. The Books of Chilam Balam is the collective title of a body of texts ascribed to the Jaguar Prophet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Teaching History, Learning Piety : an Alevi Foundation in Contemporary Turkey

    University dissertation from Sekel Bokförlag

    Author : Hege Markussen; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alevi; historiography; narratives; Turkish nationalism; Turkey; piety;

    Abstract : Abstract in Undetermined In Turkey, a considerable number of Alevi foundations and associations work intensively with promoting Alevi visibility and rights in Turkish society. Locally, they offer educational activities where Alevis can learn, practice and reflect on their religion and culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kalaureia 1894 A Cultural History of the First Swedish Excavation in Greece

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

    Author : Ingrid Berg; Anders Andrén; Arto Penttinen; Margarita Díaz-Andreu; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; classical archaeology; Kalaureia; Poros; Greece; Sanctuary of Poseidon; nineteenth century; history of archaeology; cultural history; microhistory; politics of belonging; colonialism; topography; fieldwork; excavation; representation; historiography; masculinity; identity; heritage; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The excavation of the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Kalaureia in 1894 marks the beginning of Swedish archaeological fieldwork in Greece. During a couple of hot summer months, two philologists from Uppsala University, Sam Wide (1861-1918) and Lennart Kjellberg (1857-1936), worked in the sanctuary together with the architect Sven Kristenson (1858-1937), the Greek foreman Pankalos and around twenty local workmen. READ MORE