Sökning: "antikens kultur och samhällsliv"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 54 avhandlingar innehållade orden antikens kultur och samhällsliv.
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. Hellenistic Democracies : Freedom, Independence and Political Procedure in Some East Greek City-States
Sammanfattning : Freedom from external control is one prerequisite for democracy. In the hellenistic period the Greek city-states are thought to have lost their independence due to the establishment of the hellenistic hegemonies, and thereby also lost their possibilities of democratic government and of pursuing a foreign policy of their own. LÄS MER
3. The Prima Porta Garden Archaeological Project. Terra sigillata from the Villa of Livia, Rome. Consumption and discard in the early Principate
Sammanfattning : This study examines a corpus of Italian sigillata from the Villa of Livia outside Rome, and presents the excavations during which it was found. Most of the material stems from archaeologically secure contexts, a refuse tip and dump dating to the late Augustan and Neronian periods respectively. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The Severan age has become known as a time when Syrian empresses brought eastern influences to Rome and transformed the stable principate into an absolutist state ready for the dominate. Every tie to the old principate was broken in a conscious attempt to change the fundamental structure of society. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This study examines how banquets hosted by the Roman emperor were vehicles of imperial propaganda and expressions of the ruler’s political legitimation. The focus will be on the banquets held in the palace of Domus Augustana in Rome and in the Great Palace in Constantinople during the period AD 330-580. LÄS MER