Sökning: "Weeping"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Weeping.

  1. 1. "Tired of weeping" : child death and mourning among Papel mothers in Guinea-Bissau

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Författare :Jónína Einarsdóttir; Stockholms universitet.; [2000]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : The study examines the assumption that mothers in poverty stricken areas with high rates of fertility and child mortality will, as a survival strategy, neglect their children, sometimes with a fatal outcome and then fail to mourn their death. The thesis is based on anthropological fieldwork conducted in 1993-98 among the Papel people in Guinea-Bissau, West-Africa. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Författare :Johan Vekselius; [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