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    • Ancient weather signs : texts, science and tradition 

      Beardmore, Michael Ian (2013) - Thesis
      This thesis offers a new contextualisation of weather signs, naturally occurring terrestrial indicators of weather change (from, for example, animals, plants and atmospheric phenomena), in antiquity. It asks how the utility ...
    • 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 ...