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The conquered and the conquerors: representations of warfare and combat in Greek and Egyptian literature

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This thesis is a study of the ways in which Greek and Egyptian authors reacted to being conquered, focusing particularly on how these reactions were manifested in representations of war. The point of comparison is the Greek and Egyptian diachronic changes in their depictions of warfare and combat, and how these related to respective changes in geopolitical and military supremacy. To examine these changes, texts are selected from four periods: two Greek periods and two Egyptian; two periods...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2637-3385

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Sub department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Supervisor
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Programme:
Oxford-Murray Graduate Scholarship
Funding agency for:
Oakley, JK
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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