|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.
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|Creator||Hannah Elizabeth Cornwell;|
|Subject||History of the ancient world Latin Italic literatures,i.e.,Latin Roman archeology|
This dissertation focuses on images of Christ that date from the first half of Late Antiquity, defined as the three centuries between AD 200 and 500.
The cultural dynamics of this period left a distinct impression on Christian art, and this dissertation traces that impact. Unlike other studies that attempt to resolve ambiguity within the corpus of Christ images, the argument here maintains that ambiguity was a key component in the creat ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Art Visual art and representation Roman archeology History of the ancient world Late antiquity and the Middle Ages Christianity and Christian spirituality Religions of antiquity|
|Abstract||Roman round temples are usually discussed either in the context of round buildings like baths and mausolea or on a case-by-case basis. Both approaches fail to reveal what makes round temples a distinct architectural type and moreover, what reasons can account for their use throughout the Roman world. By examining round temples from the Republic, when they are first attested, to the early fourth century AD, this thesis aims to explain why the roun ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Creator||Naja Regina Armstrong;|
|Subject||Art Architecture History Archeology Architecture Greek archeology Roman archeology|