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  • Aberration and criminality in Senecan tragedy 

    Payne, Matthew (2018-12-07) - Thesis
    This thesis tackles the pervasiveness of aberration in Senecan tragedy. Aberration infects all aspects of the drama, and it is deeply entwined with Senecan criminality. In my introduction, I define my terminology of the ...
  • After the daggers : politics and persuasion after the assassination of Caesar 

    Mahy, Trevor Bryan (2010-06-22) - Thesis
    In this thesis, I examine the nature and role of persuasion in Roman politics in the period immediately following the assassination of Caesar on the Ides of March 44 B.C. until the capture of the city of Rome by his heir ...
  • 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 ...
  • Animal similes and creativity in the 'Posthomerica' of Quintus of Smyrna 

    Spinoula, Barbara (2008) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the similes of wild animals in the third century epic poem Posthomerica, of Quintus of Smyrna. The similes are studied in both inter-textual and textual levels. The former approach discusses ...
  • Approaching death in the classical tradition 

    Cameron, Peter (2008-06-26) - Thesis
    The thesis consists of five chapters: the first functions as an overture; the second, third and fourth deal with Plato, Cicero and Montaigne respectively; and the fifth raises some questions. The overture explores ...
  • Apuleius and Lyly 

    Rawlings, Linda Edwards (1982) - Thesis
    This work is a study of the contribution which Apuleius' Metamorphoses made to the development of the Euphuistic style apparent in John Lyly's Euphuest The Anatomy of Wit. While not proving conclusively Apuleius' direct ...
  • Aristotle's concept of lexis : a theory of language and style 

    Kotarcic, Ana (2015-11-30) - Thesis
    Aristotle’s concept of lexis has been discussed by numerous scholars, yet no comprehensive account of lexis has been produced so far. To fill this gap in scholarship, this thesis offers a systematic analysis of Aristotle’s ...
  • Aristotle's essences as subject and actuality 

    Mannick, Paul David (1984) - Thesis
    The question which seeks the essence of something, (ti ēn einai), according to the argument of this thesis, was fashioned by Aristotle because of ambiguity or 'homonymy' inherent in the nature of universal predicates. However ...
  • Aspects of the vocabulary of Aeschylus 

    Kapsomenos, Antonios (1977) - Thesis
  • The bare necessities? a comparative study of the material evidence for Roman medical practice in urban domestic and army spheres 

    Taylor, Stephanie C. (2007-11-30) - Thesis
    The study of medicine in the Roman world is, in many areas, hampered by lack of evidence yet, despite this, valuable research has been done in the areas of urban domestic and army medicine. The aim of this thesis is not ...
  • Bloody women : rites of passage, blood and Artemis : women in Classical Athenian conception 

    Thompson, Heather Ann (1998) - Thesis
    The expected role for women in 5th century Athens as presented in evidence from myths, rituals, medicine and religion was socially and biologically conceived of in strict terms, but it was also perceived as conflicted. ...
  • Byzantine perceptions of the outsider in the eleventh and twelfth centuries : a method 

    Smythe, Dion Clive (1992) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the portrayal of outsiders in Michael Psellos's Chronographia, Anna Komnene's Alexiad, and Niketas Choniates's Narrative - using sociological theories of deviancy. The twofold aim is to "treat texts ...
  • Cassandra in Aesychylus' 'Agamemnon' : language and character interaction 

    Varvatsoulis, Athanasios (1993) - Thesis
    This study in four parts examines the Cassandra scene in Aeschylus' Agamemnon, the first play in his sole extant trilogy entitled Oresteia. In the first part, a brief survey of Cassandra's language is given in which I try ...
  • Cassandra in Aesychylus' 'Agamemnon' : language and character interaction 

    Varvatsoulis, Athanasios (1993) - Thesis
    This study in four parts examines the Cassandra scene in Aeschylus' Agamemnon, the first play in his sole extant trilogy entitled Oresteia. In the first part, a brief survey of Cassandra's language is given in which I try ...
  • Chrysippus on the beautiful : studies in a Stoic conception of aesthetic properties 

    Celkyte, Aiste (2014) - Thesis
    This thesis is dedicated to exploring the ways in which Chrysippus, the third head of the Stoic philosophical school, employed beauty terms (especially to kalon) in his arguments, and what conceptualisation of aesthetic ...
  • The collected works of J.M. Falckenburg 

    Carawan, Mark (1989) - Thesis
    Jacob Milich Falckenburg has on rare occasions in the twentieth century received recognition in notes and scholarly afterthoughts for his Latin verse retelling of the Apollonius of Tyre romance and dedicatory poem to Queen ...
  • A commentary on Plautus' 'Aulularia' 

    Walker, Joanne (2005) - Thesis
    This thesis provides a commentary on Plautus' Aulularia. In the introduction I examine the key themes and issues of Aulularia, in particular the two main textual problems of the names of the slaves and the lost ending, and ...
  • A commentary on Q. Curtius Rufus 'Historiae Alexandri' Book X 

    Dempsie, William Alan Robert (1992) - Thesis
    This thesis consists of a text and commentary on Book Ten of Quintus Curtius Rufus' His toriae Alexandri Magni Macedonis; the work was probably written in the middle of the first century A.D. The main body of the commentary ...
  • A commentary on select 'Epistles' of Horace 

    Davidson, Graham Donald Forbes (1988) - Thesis
    Horace's first book of Epistles comprise twenty poems which purport to be written by him to persons of varying ages and stations in life. They are not real letters, but rather are so shaped as to give the flavour of a ...
  • A commentary on Statius' 'Thebaid' 1.1-45 

    Manasseh, James (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 ...