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  • In Search of Present Time: Reading Carpe Diem 

    Rohland, Robert Alexander (2019-11-06)
    This thesis explores the motif of carpe diem. I argue that close analysis of the carpe diem motif can make a key contribution to questions of performance, textuality, and the evocation of present time, which are central ...
  • Age of Philosophy: the self-representation of power in the post-Constantinian empire 

    Niccolai, Lea (2020-02-22)
    This thesis investigates the use of traditional philosophical concepts to legitimise new structures of power in the writings of the fourth-century Greco-Roman elite, with special attention to the emperor Julian “the Apostate” ...
  • Concepts of (Un)dressing in Greek Drama 

    Reinke, Antonia Marie (2019-11-30)
    In recent years, dramatic props and costumes have become the focus of a renewed scholarly interest in the performance aspects of Greek drama. This has entailed, in particular, a shift away from enquiries into the ostensible ...
  • State interactions in archaic Greece 

    Loy, Michael Philip Anthony (2019-11-30)
    In this thesis I consider the political and economic interactions of a representative sample of seventh and sixth century B.C. state-level societies from the Aegean basin. This thesis is structured around three material ...

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