Search for dissertations about: "occasional poetry"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words occasional poetry.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Voice of a Waning Empire : Selected Latin Poetry of Magnus Rönnow from the Great Northern War. Edited, with Introduction, Translation and Commentary

    Author : Elena Dahlberg; Hans Helander; Outi Merisalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Magnus Rönnow; the Great Northern War; Charles XII; Peter I of Russia; Frederick IV of Denmark; propaganda literature; Neo-Latin; occasional poetry; Baroque style; allegory; emblematics; medals; Augustan poetry; Horace; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : The thesis contains selected Latin poetry by the Swedish poet Magnus Rönnow (1665‒1735), composed during the Great Northern War. The Carolean age (1654–1718) was the hey-day of Latin literature, eloquence and poetry in Sweden. Rönnow was one of the last Latin poets in this tradition, and indeed one of the most outstanding. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Early Latin Poetry of Sylvester Johannis Phrygius : Edited, with Introduction, Translation and Commentary

    Author : Peter Sjökvist; Hans Helander; Minna Skafte-Jensen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin language; Sylvester Johannis Phrygius; John III of Sweden; Duke John of Sweden; Charles IX of Sweden; Neo-Latin; allegory; baroque style; consolatory literature; Counter-Reformation; eclogue; emblems; funeral literature; mannerism; occasional poetry; Vergil; Latin; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This thesis contains three major portions of the early Latin poetry of the theologian Sylvester Johannis Phrygius (1572–1628), one of the most pro-lific and important Swedish poets at the turn of the 17th century.The verses exhibit marked influence from the Protestant Universities of Northern Germany at which Phrygius had studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Letters of a Learned Lady : Sophia Elisabeth Brenner's Correspondence, with an Edition of her Letters to and from Otto Sperling the Younger

    Author : Elisabet Göransson; Latin; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; eulogies; occasional poetry; letters; professional author; gynaecea; 18th century; correspondence; Otto Sperling the Younger; Sophia Elisabeth Brenner; learned woman; epistolography; Humanities; Humaniora; Latin language; Latinska språket;

    Abstract : Sophia Elisabeth Brenner (1659-1730) was Sweden's first great female poet, writing and publishing her poems over a period of fifty years. She was also, however, a prolific letter writer. The dissertation is based on an inventory of all the preserved letters to and from her written in Latin, Swedish, French and Italian. READ MORE