Browse Dissertations and Theses - Classics by Contributor "Augoustakis, Antony"

  • Arampapaslis, Konstantinos (2019-07-10)
    This study examines magical discourse in the Neronian literature and, more specifically, its role in the works of the three major authors of the period, namely, Petronius, Seneca, and Lucan. It endeavors to trace possible ...

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  • Kozak, Adam Alexander (2020-04-22)
    This dissertation argues that Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica, Silius Italicus’ Punica, and Papinius Statius’ Thebaid use human encounters with nature to reflect on the morality of their poems’ central characters. Interactions ...

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  • Dee, Nicholas M. (2017-04-11)
    In Tacitus’ treatment of the various military conflicts of 69-70 CE, the military oath of allegiance (sacramentum) assumes tremendous significance throughout. The historian pointedly begins his narrative with Galba’s failure ...

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  • Yona, Sergio (2015-01-21)
    This study examines the role of Greek philosophy, specifically the ethical doctrines of the Epicurean sect, in Horace’s satiric poetry. It endeavors to highlight the important influence of one of Horace’s contemporaries ...

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  • Schroer, Clayton Andrew (2020-02-04)
    This dissertation argues that the epic poet Silius Italicus leverages exile and displacement as markers for the importance of the edges of imperial space. Writing roughly a century after Vergil, empire for Silius is no ...

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  • McVey, Aine Clancy (2019-04-15)
    How does the form of a literary text contribute to its function? This project addresses that question by examining how the structure (form) of Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus’ imperial biographies, De uita Caesarum (DVC), ...

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  • Karatzoglou, Orestis (2019-03-12)
    This dissertation examines the role of the body in the fashioning of the self in Plato’s Phaedo, Republic, and Timaeus. Even though it is usually argued that for Plato the real self is simply the soul and that the body is ...

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  • Froedge, Stephen Este-Paul (2020-04-20)
    This dissertation argues that the monsters in Statius’ Thebaid and Silius’ Punica both embody and reproduce dynamics of Flavian culture. These poems are taken together as exemplars of the culture during the reign of Domitian ...

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