Recent Submissions

  • Exile in Plutarch's Parallel Lives 

    Gwozdecky, Graham Scott (Trinity College Dublin. School of Histories & Humanities. Discipline of Classics, 2021)
    Throughout Plutarch s Parallel Lives, many of his subjects go into exile willingly or by force. The aim of this thesis is to determine whether Plutarch found exile to be an exceptional theme, whether the work On Exile can ...
  • Tomb Readers: Anthropological Approaches to the Funerary Archaeology of Prepalatial Crete 

    FINN, ELLEN (Trinity College Dublin. School of Histories & Humanities. Discipline of Classics, 2020)
    This thesis investigates the use of anthropological approaches in the interpretation of the funerary archaeology of Prepalatial Crete (c.3200-1900 B.C.). It examines the ongoing discourse between sociocultural anthropology ...
  • Sic hominum genus est : animals and the continuum of life in the De rerum natura of Lucretius 

    Zinn, Pamela (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2015)
    The objective of this thesis is to analyze the place of animals in Lucretius' account of Epicurean philosophy of mind. It uses philosophy of mind to investigate his representation of animals in De rerum natura and the ...
  • Ceramics, clays, and the technological landscape of urban Sikyon : (2nd century BC-7th century AD) 

    Trainor, Conor Patrick (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2013)
    This thesis presents the results of the author's study of the ceramic fabrics of Hellenistic, Roman and Early Byzantine Sikyon. The overarching aim of this work is to explore some of the issues that a combined programme ...
  • Cyrus the Great, religion, and the conquest of ancient Anatolia 

    Medenieks, Selga Meta (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2013)
    With the invasion of Anatolia in the sixth century BC Cyrus the Great began a series of conquests that would form the Persian Empire. For his tolerance and, indeed, support of foreign religions during his rule, Cyrus has ...

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