Browse Dissertations and Theses - Classics by Contributor "Williams, Craig"

  • Wells, Jessica Rose (2019-11-27)
    The expression “body of work” has long been used to describe the creative output of an author or artist, and the Latin word corpus is traditionally used to signify the bulk of a textual work because it represents a whole ...

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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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  • Norgard, Amy Lynn (2015-07-08)
    This study observes Horace’s Satires (Book 1 published c. 36-35 BCE, and Book 2 c. 30 BCE) through a lens of the body’s senses and organs involved in perception (eyes, ears, noses, mouths, hands, and tongues). Horace ...

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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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