Search for dissertations about: "inscriptions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the word inscriptions.

  1. 1. A study of dedications to Aphrodite from Greek magistrates

    Author : Jenny Wallensten; Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ancient history; epithets; votive gifts; ancient diplomacy; Hermes; inscriptions; epigraphy; the Hellenistic period; Greek religion; dedications; Aphrodite; magistrates; Antikens och forntidens historia;

    Abstract : Through the identification of a series of inscriptions, mainly datable to the Hellenistic era, a link between Aphrodite and the civic life and administration of the Greek poleis has come to light. The inscriptions in question are dedications to Aphrodite through which magistrates of various cities and varying status express their devotion to the goddess. READ MORE

  2. 2. Herodes Atticus Reflected in Occasional Poetry of Antonine Athens

    Author : Foteini Skenteri; Grekiska (antik och bysantinsk); []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Grekiska språket; Greek language; Humaniora; Humanities; ancient rhetoric; Menandros Rhetor; Kephisia; Avlona; Marathon; Triopion; epigraphy; inscriptions; occasional poetry; Antonine Athens; Herodes Atticus; Second Sophistic; Greek literature; Grekisk litteratur;

    Abstract : The occasional poetry of the Antonine period relating to the wealthy sophist and important second century AD political personality in Athens, Herodes Atticus, is studied. Some of the functions of poetry are illustrated, as it is used by one of the leading personalities of the Second Sophistic. READ MORE

  3. 3. A time and place for everything? : social visualisation tools and critical literacies

    Author : Veronica Johansson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Critical literacy; Document perspective; enactments of meaning; geographic information systems GIS ; ICT; information activities; inscriptions; interaction; library and information science LIS ; representation; social data; social visualisation tools; sociocultural perspective; Library and information science; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse mutual enactments of critical literacies and social visualisation tools as information resources. The central concept of critical literacies as used here extends and redefines prior critical literacy definitions to denote the pluralistic situated enactments of meaning through which study participants identify, question and transform bias, restrictions and power related aspects of access, control and use in relation to the tools. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crossing the Bridge : An Interpretation of the Archaeological Remains in the Etruscan Bridge Complex at San Giovenale, Etruria

    Author : Yvonne Backe-Forsberg; Gullög Nordquist; Lars Karlsson; Ingela Wiman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Etruscan; San Giovenale; bridge; chthonic; Vesuna; Lurs Larunita; gens; Urcena; Larth; Fasthi Alsi; sacellum; Orientalizing; Protovillanovan; Archaic; Hellenistic; pottery; Greek imports; inscriptions; ritual; liminal; rites of passage; sacrifices; banqueting; transit road; multiple functions; continuity; change; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Antikens kultur och samhälle; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the archaeological remains in the Etruscan bridge complex, found during the excavations at San Giovenale in 1959–1963, and 1999. The aim has been to reach a holistic perspective of the bridge complex with the bridge seen as a link between topography, economy, social relationships, politics, symbols and ritual, reflecting its importance for the whole community at San Giovenale and its surroundings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban Origins in Southern Sri Lanka

    Author : Raj Somadeva; Paul Sinclair; Sunil Gupta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Archaeology; Sri Lanka; Kirindi Oya; urbanism; ceramics; beads; historical archaeology; settlement archaeology; inscriptions; Land Unit classification; satellite image; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This study focuses upon the development of urbanisation in southern Sri Lanka during the proto, early and late historical periods c. 900 BC onwards. The following research themes are addressed:(a). Why did the southern semi-arid zone become a focus of urbanism?(b). READ MORE