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Reassembling the Iberians : rain, road, coins, crops and settlement in central Hispania Citerior, 206-27 B.C.
(2017) - Thesis
This thesis investigates Iberian communities in central Hispania Citerior during the Roman Republic. I demonstrate the usefulness of an actor-network approach for understanding a topic characterised by scarce archaeological ...
A lexicon to Pindar
(1967) - Thesis
Tertullian the African theologian : a social anthropological reading of Tertullian's identities
(2006) - Thesis
The following thesis explores the social identities of TertuIIian, a Christian from Carthage who lived from approximately 160 to 220. After exploring the implications of calling TertuIIian an "African Theologian," the ...
Intellectual narratives and elite Roman learning in the 'Noctes Atticae' of Aulus Gellius
(2011) - Thesis
This thesis offers a new interpretation of the literary techniques of the Noctes Atticae, a second-century Latin miscellaneous work by Aulus Gellius, with new readings of various passages. It takes as its main subject ...
The protagonists in the satires of Juvenal
(1987) - Thesis
The persona theory has been applied to various branches of Latin poetry, but is incomplete without also considering both audience and, where relevant, addressee. By extension it may be seen that not only addressees, but ...
A commentary on Statius' 'Thebaid' 1.1-45
(2017) - Thesis
This dissertation discusses the proem of Statius’ Thebaid (1.1-45) and the analysis of the text is split between an introduction, three extended chapters and a lemmatized commentary. Statius’ acknowledgements of his ...
Rome in its setting. Post-glacial aggradation history of the Tiber River alluvial deposits and tectonic origin of the Tiber Island
(2018-03-28) - Journal article
The Tiber valley is a prominent feature in the landscape of ancient Rome and an important element for understanding its urban development. However, little is known about the city’s original setting. Our research provides ...
A lexicon to Diodorus Siculus
(1981) - Thesis
The decision to undertake the compilation of a lexicon to an ancient author needs little apology. When the author is Diodorus and the lexicon is the first, none whatsoever is needed and it is ray modest hope that the present ...
Communities of the blessed : the origins and development of regional churches in Northern Italy, c.250 - 381 C.E.
(1997) - Thesis
This thesis argues that the origins and evolution of Christian communities in Northern Italy between c. 250 and 381 are comprehensible only within the region's social environment. Whereas previous studies of early ...
Linguistic evidence for Mycenaean epic
(2003) - Thesis
It is now widely acknowledged that the Greek epic tradition, best known from Homer, dates back into the Mycenaean Age, and that certain aspects of epic language point to an origin for this type of verse before the date of ...