|Subject||Art Visual art and representation Plastic arts Archeology Roman archeology Late antiquity and the Middle Ages Latin Italic literatures,i.e.,Latin|
The research presented in this thesis is based in the Humanities discipline of Ancient History and begins by attempting to understand the interpretation process involved in reading ancient documents and how this process can be aided by computer systems such as Decision Support Systems (DSS). The thesis balances between the use of IT tools to aid Humanities research and the understanding that Humanities research must involve human beings. It do ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Roman archeology Latin Computational Linguistics Decision science Program development and tools Internet and science and learning Library & information science Digital Humanities|
This thesis focuses on a short period of time between 50 B.C. to A.D. 14, which is marked by the increased prominence of pax as a central concept within the victory rhetoric of the period. The period is one of immense political and social upheaval and change that was to dictate the power structures of the Roman world, and one of the ways in which this change was conceptualised was through the language of peace.
In this thesis I examine ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Creator||Hannah Elizabeth Cornwell;|
|Subject||History of the ancient world Latin Italic literatures,i.e.,Latin Roman archeology|
Rhotacism in Latin is a well-known phonological generalisation which, in its paradigm cases, can be stated as a regular sound change of [s] to [r] between vowels. This change/rule is posited on the basis both of comparative evidence, e.g. *swesor Latin soror ‘sister’, and of paradigms in which final s alternates with medial intervocalic r, e.g. flos, floris ‘flower’. It is possible, however ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||Philip J. Roberts;|
This thesis compares the interaction of philosophy and literature in Plato and Lucretius. It argues that Plato influenced Lucretius directly, and that this connection increases the interest in comparing them.
In the Introduction, I propose that a work of philosophical literature, such as the De Rerum Natura or a Platonic dialogue, cannot be fully understood or appreciated unless both the literary and the philosophical elements are taken ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Creator||E. C. Park;|
|Subject||Classical Greek Latin Intellectual History Hellenic (Classical Greek) literature Italic literatures,i.e.,Latin Ancient philosophy|