Search for dissertations about: "firmament"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word firmament.

  1. 1. John Philoponus against Cosmas Indicopleustes : A Christian Controversy on the Structure of the World in Sixth-Century Alexandria

    University dissertation from Greek

    Author : Birgitta Elweskiöld; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Filosofins historia; history of ideas; History of philosophy; Humaniora; Humanities; Cosmas Indicopleustes ; John Philoponus ; philosophical terms ; heaven; Two-floor building ; firmament; idéhistoria; Greek language; Grekiska språket; Greek literature; Grekisk litteratur;

    Abstract : The scope of this study is to compare John Philoponus and Cosmas Indicopleustes, two Christian individuals of different backgrounds and belonging to different fractions of the Church in the turbulent time for the Church in sixth century Alexandria. Any Christian is likely to feel the need to define how the tenets of his or her faith relate to contemporary science. READ MORE

  2. 2. A World of Myths : World Literature and Storytelling in Canongate's Myths series

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Avdelningen för litteratursociologi

    Author : Malin Nauwerck; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sociology of Literature; World Literature; Book History; Publishing Studies; Sociology of Translation; Marketing; Storytelling; Book Trade; Metafiction; 21st Century; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses contemporary publishing within the global, literary system through the prism of the transnational publishing project the Myths series, initiated by Scottish publishing house Canongate Books in 2005. By combining the perspectives of world literature studies and sociology of literature, I explore the conception, development and communication around the Myths series (today published in forty countries) in relation firstly to the contemporary changes in the publishing industry, situated within a more general literary debate on globalisation and cultural diversity and secondly the rise of a social order epitomised under the umbrella term “new economy”, in which the practice of strategic communication or marketing storytelling has become increasingly common. READ MORE