Browse Dissertations and Theses - Classics by Issue Date

  • Armstrong, Michael Shawn (1993)
    A critical text of the poem, with full apparatus and English translation, is presented. The manuscript tradition of the Anthologia Latina and the Leidensis Vossianus Latinus Quarto 86 (which contains De Spe) are described. ...

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  • Johnson, Timothy Scott (1993)
    Horace's sympotic odes dispel two assumptions that have captivated Horatian studies: (1) There is no linear thematic progression from one book of Odes to another, and (2) book IV represents a decline in Horace's lyric expression.

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  • Summers, Anastasia Tsakiropoulou (1995)
    Philodemus, an Epicurean philosopher and poet of the first century B.C., attempted to modernize Epicureanism by integrating poetry into its doctrines. His goals in his $\pi\varepsilon\rho\grave{\iota} \pi o \iota\eta\mu\ ...

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  • Churchill, J. Bradford (1996)
    M. Porcius Cato (cos. 195 sc B.C.E.) has been a focal point of study of the literature and politics of Rome of the second century sc B.C.E. He has sometimes been seen as a study in contradictions--an enemy of Greek influence ...

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  • Houlihan, John Arthur (1997)
    1963 marked the publication of a new edition by Roger Pack of Artemidorus' Onirocritica. The most recent edition had been that of Rudolph Hercher, produced almost a century earlier. Nevertheless, as no new witnesses had ...

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  • Tzanetou, Angeliki (1997)
    The argument that underlies the present study is that exile, defined as the exclusion from the social, religious and political life in the polis, constitutes in the tragic plays an exploration of civic identity by means ...

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  • MacDonald, Jennifer Susan (1997)
    Vergil has "analyzed" the corpus of Theocritus by using only the bucolic Idylls and reworking them; there is not a one to one correspondence between individual Idylls and Eclogues. In the Aeneid, Vergil takes a single ...

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  • Worley, Athanasia L.J.Dollmetsh (1997)
    The frontispieces succeed in focusing the play for readers. However, the frontispieces and texts are a distorting lens in two respects. The central mediating characters are often very minor characters in the plays themselves, ...

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  • Harris, John Philip (1997)
    Plato's brief dialogue, Ion, represents an encounter between the Athenian philosopher, Socrates, and the Ephesian rhapsode, Ion, in which the philosopher attempts to persuade the rhapsode that his ability in reciting Homeric ...

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  • Trzaskoma, Stephen Michael (1998)
    Longus' pastoral romance is one of only five complete and extant pieces of extended fiction from antiquity, which form a genre now regularly referred to as the Ancient Novel. Book 3 (of 4) is pivotal in many ways for ...

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  • Weaire, Gavin Allen (2000)
    Perhaps the greatest cliche of writing on historiography is that historians exercise selectivity in choosing the events to incorporate into their narratives. But it is rare for a work on an ancient historian to take that ...

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  • Smith, Robert Scott (2000)
    The following studies are found within: (1) Tranquillus : Etymology and Meaning Before Seneca; (2) Tranquillitas in Seneca; (3) Composition and Purpose [of De Tranquillitate Animi]; (4) Date of Seneca, De Tranquillitate ...

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  • Millis, Benjamin Willard (2001)
    This work provides an edition of the fragments of Anaxandrides together with a detailed commentary on them. Particular attention is given to elucidating the nature of his work and situating it within the historical context ...

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  • Spencer, Walter Elliott (2001)
    In the second chapter I compare the structural similarities of three narratives of coniuratio by three very different authors: Livy's account of the Bacchic conspiracy (39.8--19), the conspiracy of Calpurnius Piso in ...

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  • Giannopoulou, Zacharitsa (2002)
    The argument that underlies the thesis is that sophistic logos , both as abstract conceptualization and as concrete verbal expression, is problematic and ineffectual. The Theaetetus, with its central focus on the notion ...

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  • Phillips, Richard Lynn (2002)
    The prolegomena examine how humans are portrayed as deliberately procuring invisibility in purportedly historical and fictional accounts and in doing so, attempt to answer key questions concerning the ritual practices found ...

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  • Bay, Stephen M. (2004)
    Providing a new edition of Themistius' paraphrase of the de Anima is my ultimate objective. However, given the limited scope of a dissertation, I have restricted myself to an examination of only a portion of the paraphrase. ...

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  • Markovic, Daniel (2006)
    The Introduction states the question, points out the inadequacies of the treatments it received in the past, and advances the first two theses, announcing the way in which they will be supported in the following three ...

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  • Strolonga, Polyxeni (2008)
    My dissertation is a study of the narrative pattern of reciprocity in the major Homeric Hymns to Demeter, Aphrodite, Apollo and Hermes. I argue that the structure of the Hymns emerges out of a progression of the narrative ...

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  • Muich, Rebecca M. (2010-08-20)
    This thesis begins to examine the role of Andromache in the Trojan War saga and tradition by providing an in-depth analysis of Andromache in the Iliad, Euripides’ Andromache and Euripides’ Trojan Women. Using theories of ...

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