Search for dissertations about: "Late Antique philosophy and theology"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Late Antique philosophy and theology.

  1. 1. Reading John Climacus: Rhetorical Argumentation, Literary Convention and the Tradition of Monastic Formation

    Author : Henrik Rydell Johnsén; Kyrko- och missionsstudier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hermogenes; Late Antiquity; Early Christianity; Sinai; rhetoric; cardinal vices; moral formation; John Climacus; monasticism; Religious Studies and Theology; Evagrius Ponticus; progymnasmata; Seneca; Apophthegmata Patrum; Plutarch; Religion och teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis offers an investigation of the literary form and the literary composition of The Ladder by John Climacus, as well as a study of how the author uses the tradition to form his reader. Besides a brief introduction with a survey of the previous research, the study comprises four chapters. READ MORE

  2. 2. De musica liber VI / Aurelius Augustinus : A critical edition with a translation and an introduction

    Author : Martin Jacobsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Augustine of Hippo; Late Antique philosophy and theology; artes liberales; De musica; numeri rhythms ; relation between body and soul; sense perception; unitas; the ordering of the universe; contemplation of God; Deus creator omnium; Latin; latin;

    Abstract : Around the time of his famous conversion in 386, Augustine planned to dedicate a treatise to each of the artes liberales. However, he finished only a work on grammar and the first part of the De musica (books I-VI), which deals with rhythmus\the second part, which was to treat melos, was never written, since Augustine became occupied with his ecclesiastical career. READ MORE