Search for dissertations about: "Rome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the word Rome.

  1. 1. Claiming Rome : Portraiture and Social Identity in the Eighteenth Century

    Author : Sabrina Norlander; Solfrid Söderlind; Shearer West; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; portraiture; new mythology; Grand Tour; gender roles; eighteenth-century Rome; portrait display; reception; Pompeo Batoni; Doria Pamphilj; Barberini; Pallavicini-Rospigliosi.; Konstvetenskap; Art; Konstvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines two groups of European nobility, the Roman aristocracy and the British Grand Tour travellers, specifically, their attitudes towards Antiquity as expressed in portraits produced in eighteenth-century Rome. Antiquity in this study connotes Ancient Rome, particularly its political system, religious system and architecture, and assumes it to be the quintessence of a Western mythology that had supported the legitimation of the ruling classes since the Middle Ages. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prescribed physical activity. A health economic analysis

    Author : Åsa Romé; Människan i rörelse: hälsa och rehabilitering; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; physical activity; inactivity; costs; cost-effectiveness; quality of life; exercise referral; QALY; willingness to pay.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to estimate health economic consequences of the four-month primary care program ”Physical Activity on Prescription (PAP)”. Inactivity means a highly increased independent risk factor for public health diseases and morbidity, and is an economic burden to society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Between Old and New Rome : Armenian and Bulgarian Contacts with the Papacy around 1204

    Author : Jonas Thungren Lindbärg; Helena Bodin; Linn Holmberg; Alexander Beihammer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Bulgaria; Cilician Armenia; Cultural Semiotics; Cumans; Empire; Ethnicity; Frontier; Innocent III; Rome; Symbolic Power; The Byzantine Commonwealth; The Fourth Crusade; The Latin East; Vlachs; idéhistoria; History of Ideas;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to examine the use of symbolic power at the establishment of the Second Bulgarian Empire and the Cilician kingdom of Armenia, and to further explore and discuss problems of language, translation, ethnography, legitimacy, culture and distinctions between “East” and “West” through these cases. Despite their geographical distance and diverse histories, these regions are united through a past of Byzantine domination and by their entering into unions with the Roman Papacy at this time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Honorius and the city of Rome : Authority and legitimacy in late antiquity

    Author : Hans Lejdegård; Arja Karivieri; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Emperor; Rome; relationship; legitimacy; Attalus; power; usurpation; senate; Alaric; propaganda; Honorius; adventus; consensus universorum; late antiquity.; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This study examines the importance of the concept of Roma et Augustus, the close relationship between the Roman emperor and the city of Rome, in the reign of Honorius, who reigned in AD 395-423. Rome and the emperor were two of the most important and conspicuous manifestations of Roman civilisation and power, around which much of late antique ideology of authority and legitimacy was formulated. READ MORE

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

    Author : Johan Vekselius; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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