Sökning: "The Roman Empire"

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  1. 1. Weeping for the res publica : Tears in Roman political culture

    Författare :Johan Vekselius; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2018-04-06]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Antikens och forntidens historia; Antikens Rom; Romersk historia; Romerska riket; Kejsare; Tårar; Sorg; Gråt; känslohistoria; känslostudier; känslodisciplinering; Känslor; Latinsk litteratur; Grekisk litteratur; Antiken; Dygder och Laster; Dygder; Retorik; Historieskrivning; Talekonst; CIcero; Seneca; Tacitus; Livius; Antikens Grekland; Klassisk grekiska; Den romerska republiken; Kejsartid; Latinsk historieskrivning; Grekisk historieskrivning; Antikens historia; Antikens kultur och samhällsiv; Begravningar; Rome; Ancient Rome; Late Republican Rome; late Republic; Historiography; history of emotions; Tears; Weeping; Mourning; Virtues; Virtus; Pity; Clementia; Pietas; Oratory; Rhetoric; Cicero; Tacitus; Livy; The Roman Empire; The Roman Emperor; Latin historiography; Greek historiography; Grief; Ancient History; Classics; Ancient Greece; Funerals;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis explores the meaning and function of tears in Roman political culture during the Republic and the Early Empire in various historical settings: mourning, the law court, and in different political contexts where power, authority, and subjection were expressed or exercised. This is carried through by reading representations of weeping in Greek and Latin literary works in different genres, written by different authors. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Imperial Freedmen and Roman Society : A study on the social standing of imperial freedmen as expressed in literary and epigraphic sources in the early Roman Empire

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Linguistics and Philology

    Författare :Lisa Hagelin; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; imperial freedmen; emperor; status; social history; early empire; Pliny; Tacitus; Seneca; Latin epigraphy; Rome; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Classical philology Latin language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Klassiska språk Latin; Latin; Latin;

    Sammanfattning : This study discusses the imperial freedmen’s standing in Roman society as it is expressed in literary and epigraphic sources. It has often been assumed that the traditional elite had a general negative attitude towards this group, and previous scholars have interpreted the social standing of the imperial freedmen very differently due to the discrepancy between the legal status and the social status of these freedmen. LÄS MER

  3. 3. "...achieved nothing worthy of memory" Coinage and authority in the Roman empire c. AD 260-295

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Ragnar Hedlund; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Roman empire; soldier-emperor; crisis; propaganda; language of images; authority; legitimacy; communication; coinage; coin-imagery; war; military; court; Rome; regionalization; consecration; dynasty; divine sanction; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Sammanfattning : This study examines how the Roman emperors c. AD. 260–295 attempt at maintaining their power-bases through legitimation of their claims to power, with reference to various potentially powerful groups of society, such as the military, the inhabitants of the provinces and the senate in Rome. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Crucifixion in Antiquity An Inquiry into the Background of the New Testament Terminology of Crucifixion

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Gunnar Samuelsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; crucifixion; cross; death of Jesus; Bible; New Testament; church; Christianity; philology; semantics; Jesus; execution; death sentence; impaling; suspension punishment; Golgotha; Calvary; ancient language; classical languages; Classical Greek; Latin; Hebrew Aramaic; ancient Greece; Roman empire; Roman world; Jerusalem;

    Sammanfattning : This study investigates the philological aspects of how ancient Greek, Latin and Hebrew/Aramaic texts, including the New Testament, depict the practice of punishment by crucifixion. A survey of the ancient text material shows that there has been a too narrow view of the “crucifixion” terminology. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Femina princeps : Livia's position in the Roman state

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Författare :LOVISA BRÄNNSTEDT; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-05-27]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Livia; Rome; Roman empire; political culture; position; motherhood; patronage; imperial cult; honours; privileges; performativity; epigraphy;

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