Search for dissertations about: "sacrifices"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the word sacrifices.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Yvonne Backe-Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : 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; 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; 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

  2. 2. Ship and Society Maritime Ideology in Late Iron Age Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Gunilla Larsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ships; Seafaring; Society; Late Iron Age; shipbuilding methods; symbols; sacrifices; boat burials; ideology; leiðangr; long distance journeys; river routes.; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relation between ship and society against a background of ideological and technological changes in Late Iron Age Sweden. It discusses the factors behind the development of ‘a maritime society’, why ships and seafaring came to play an important role that was also reflected in the use of the ship as a symbol and a metaphor in a military context, as well as in religion, administration, jurisdiction and social life. 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. In the name of research Essays on the ethical treatment of human research subjects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Sara Belfrage; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Research ethics; informed consent; traffic research; exploitation; coercive offer; compensation; gift-giving; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Traffic research shares a fundamental dilemma with other areas of empirical research in which humans are potentially put at risk. Research is justified because it can improve safety in the long run. Nevertheless, people can be harmed in the research situation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mercury species transformations in marine and biological systems studied by isotope dilution mass spectrometry and stable isotope tracers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kemi

    Author : Lars Lambertsson; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Analytical chemistry; Mercury; methylmercury; ethylmercury; Thimerosal; speciation; methylation; demethylation; brackish water sediment; natural waters; GC-ICP-MS; species-specific isotope dilution; isotope enriched tracers; Analytisk kemi; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Analytical chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Analytisk kemi; Analytical Chemistry; analytisk kemi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the implementation of species-specific isotope dilution (SSID) methodology and stable isotope tracers to determine mercury species occurrence and transformation processes in-situ and during sample treatment. Isotope enriched tracers of methyl-, ethyl- and inorganic mercury were synthesised and applied in different combinations to marine and biological samples. READ MORE