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    • The Constantian orations : a contextual analysis of self-presentation in Libanius' 'Orr.' 59, 11, 61 and 31 

      Greenlee, Christine Lund Koch (2017) - Thesis
      A total of sixty-four orations survive from the hand of Libanius. Four of these speeches were delivered under the reign of Constantius II (AD 337-361) and thus form a distinct chronological cluster in the Libanian corpus. ...
    • Contextualising Classics teaching in Malawi : a comparative study 

      Nyamilandu, Steve Evans McRester Trinta (2016-05-18) - Thesis
      The thesis of this study is that Classical studies at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, has been taught with almost no reference to its African context, yet the Classical world, as Ogilvie (1979:2) observed ‘is ...
    • Firmicus Maternus’ Mathesis and the intellectual culture of the fourth century AD 

      Mace, Hannah Elizabeth (2017-06-22) - Thesis
      The focus of this thesis is Firmicus Maternus, his text the Mathesis, and their place in the intellectual culture of the fourth century AD. There are two sections to this thesis. The first part considers the two questions ...
    • Imperial ideology in Latin panegyric, 289-298 

      Rees, Roger (1997) - Thesis
      Four Latin panegyrics survive from the period 289 to 298. They originate from Gaul. The empire was governed by collegiate rule, with Diocletian and Maximian joint Augusti (the Dyarchy) until 293, when the imperial college ...
    • Pacatus the poet doing Plinian prose 

      Rees, Roger (2013) - Journal article
      Juxtaposition of Pacatus's speech to Theodosius next to Pliny's Panegyricus in the PanLat collection invites comparison of the two. Intertexts reveal Pacatus's debts to Pliny, but his speech also regularly features stylistic ...
    • Visuality, art and ecphrasis in the Monobiblos of Propertius 

      Freeman, Rod (2013) - Thesis
      In this thesis I argue that the conflation of puella, art and godhead in Propertius 2.31 and the succeeding 2.32 strongly impacts upon the opening book, the Monobiblos, of the same author. The dynamic of vision, the ...