Search for dissertations about: "classical"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1549 swedish dissertations containing the word classical.

  1. 1. Polygonal columns in Greek architecture

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

    Author : Therese Emanuelsson-Paulson; Arja Karivieri; Lena Sjögren; Henrik Gerding; [2020]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Column; Shaft; Capital; Base; Doric; Polygonal; Facet; Octagonal; Flute; Greek architecture; Classical archeology; Classical architecture; Geometric; Archaic; Classical; Hellenistic; Greece; Albania; Turkey; Cyprus; arkeologi med inriktning mot antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Archaeology and Classical Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the use of polygonal columns in Greek architecture from the Geometric to the Hellenistic period. The main purpose of the research is to study the development, distribution, design, function and use of polygonal columns in order to create a new understanding on how they fit in the development of Greek architecture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Studies in Roman architecture : Configuring the classical orders

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Peter Liljenstolpe; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Architecture; classical architecture; Roman archaeology; classical archaeology; column; capital; ornamentation; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This study describes the Tuscan, Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders as subsystems, which were configured according to the desired effect of the system, i.e. the architecture. This follows what Vitruvius termed decor and was dependent on either physical factors, convention or custom. READ MORE

  3. 3. The sacrificial rituals of Greek hero-cults in the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Gunnel Ekroth; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek religion; hero-cults; Archiac; Classical; animal sacrifice; libation; theoxenia; blood; holocaust; altar; cult of the dead; cult of the gods; ritual dining; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : This study questions the traditional view of sacrifices in hero-cults during the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods (c. 700-300 BC) as consisting mainly in holocausts, rituals focusing on the blood of the animal victim and the presentation of meals, and rarely in thysia sacrifices followed by collective dining. READ MORE

  4. 4. Heterological Ethnicity Conceptualizing Identities in Ancient Greece

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johannes Siapkas; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; Classical archaeology and ancient history; theory; ethnicity; classical archaeology; ancient history; primordialism; instrumentalism; Messenia; helots; heterology; de Certeau; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : In accordance with the heterological tradition, this study emphasises the determining effect of theoretical assumptions on our conceptualizations of the past. This study scrutinises how classical archaeologists and ancient historians have conceptualized ethnic groups, in particular the Messenians. READ MORE

  5. 5. Avian MHC : Characterization and expression patterns of classical and non-classical MHC-I genes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Drews; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-10-29]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MCH class I; Classical genes; Non-classical genes; Expression; Passerine birds;

    Abstract : The function of the vertebrate immune system is to enable recognition and elimination of microorganisms that can cause harm (pathogens). A key component in adaptive immunity is the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) that codes for molecules with antigen presentation function. READ MORE