Search for dissertations about: "Trojan war"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Trojan war.

  1. 1. The birds in the Iliad. Identities, interactions and functions

    Author : Karin Johansson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ancient ornithology; birds; bird symbolism; divination; double motivation; divine intervention; Homer s Iliad; identity; messenger; metaphorical utterances; oral tradition; parallelism; semiotics; species interactions; transformation; transmitter; Trojan war;

    Abstract : As the topic of this study embraces and entwines what is routinely divided into two separate categories, “nature” and “culture”, the birds in the Iliad challenge modern scientific division and in some ways, our thinking. They are simultaneously birds, signs and symbols. READ MORE