Search for dissertations about: "Ptolemaic"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Ptolemaic.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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