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    • Curating history: Roman approaches to the material past, c. 100 BC - AD 200 

      Kozlovski, Alina (2020-05-16)
      This thesis explores how the Romans constructed their past and what it looked like by using its material remains in the period from the first century BC to the second century AD. Using a combination of texts, objects, and ...
    • 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 ...