Sökning: "Classical Greek"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 54 avhandlingar innehållade orden Classical Greek.
Sammanfattning : This thesis studies the use of polygonal columns in Greek architecture from the Geometric to the Hellenistic period. The main purpose of the research is to study the development, distribution, design, function and use of polygonal columns in order to create a new understanding on how they fit in the development of Greek architecture. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study explores cisterns in the Greek world 600–50 BC based on a representative body of archaeological material of 410 cisterns from 49 sites presented in a catalogue, and the literary and epigraphic evidence. The aim is to investigate when and how cisterns were constructed, how they were used and functioned in ancient Greek society and why they were used only at certain times. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation consists of a new collection of maxims and apophthegms associatedwith Aristotle in the Greek gnomologies along with an introduction to the sources and acommentary on the content of the sayings. The major sources have been DiogenesLaertius, the anthology of Stobaeus, Gnomologium Vaticanum and related collections,cod. Par. gr. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : For a long time, Roman ideal sculptures have primarily been studied within the tradition of Kopienkritik. Owing to some of the theoretical assumptions tied to this practice, several important aspects of Roman visual culture have been neglected as the overall aim of such research has been to gain new knowledge regarding assumed Classical and Hellenistic models. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study questions the traditional view of sacrifices in hero-cults during the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods (c. 700-300 BC) as consisting mainly in holocausts, rituals focusing on the blood of the animal victim and the presentation of meals, and rarely in thysia sacrifices followed by collective dining. LÄS MER