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  • The architectural and cultural reception of the Temple of Apollo at Bassai and its frieze from 1811 to 2009 

    O'Neill, Suzanne (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2010)
    This thesis is an analysis of the architectural and cultural reception of the Temple of Apollo at Bassai and its frieze from 1811 to 2009. The reception of this globally important UNESCO listed monument is an area of ...
  • The ghost of Brennus 

    Diskin, Matthew J. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2011)
    In this dissertation, I trace the origin and the evolution of the use of terms like "Kελτοι" and "Γαλαται" in Greek ethnographic and/or historical texts from the works of Herodotus and Hecataeus into the Roman period. More ...
  • Sacrifice in the Bronze Age Aegean and Near East. A poststructuralist approach 

    Recht, Laerke (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2011)
    The goal of this study is a better understanding of the practice of 'sacrifice' in the Bronze Age Aegean and Near East. This includes animal and human sacrifice, but not inanimate offerings. This has been done through ...
  • The discourse of political freedom in ancient Greek historiograpy 

    Evans, Jessica (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2012)
    This thesis examines the discourse of political freedom in ancient Greek historical texts. In Chapter One, I examine evidence for 'freedom' from the Near East and Greece before the outbreak of the Persian Wars. Although ...
  • Lucilio: L'invenzione di un'identita 

    CHAHOUD, ANNA (2013)
  • Simplicitas and the Hymni Ambrosiani 

    Tracy, Emmett Patrick (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2013)
    The overall aim of this thesis is to address the notion that the earliest and most influential of Christian poems, the Hymni Ambrosiani, were formally and linguistically simple. The general position that these highly ...
  • 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 ...
  • Studies in Colluthus' Abduction of Helen 

    Cadau, Cosetta Michela (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2013)
    The only extant work of Colluthus, an Egyptian epic poet from the late fifth century AD, is an epyllion in 394 hexameters entitled The Abduction of Helen. His poem has been interpreted as a product of late antique rhetorical ...
  • 'Goddesses with Upraised Arms' in Crete and Cyprus : a comparative study 

    Zeman-Wiśniewska, Katarzyna (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2013)
    The primary purpose of this study is to establish whether Late Bronze and Early Iron Age Cretan and Cypriot ‘Goddesses with Upraised Arms’ figures and figurines form one group or two separate assemblages. Of special ...
  • Petrarch's Aeneid : critical assessments of Virgil in the Africa 

    McGee, Kevin A. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2013)
    Petrarch’s Africa is often read as an attempt to recreate the style and manner of Virgil’s Aeneid. Because of Petrarch’s frequent expressions of praise for Virgil, his epic is considered as a kind of homage to an admired ...
  • Pregnant words : a study of the trial scene of Aischylos's Eumenides 

    McGrath, Mairéad (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2013)
    This dissertation examines Apollo’s λóγoς against maternity in the Eumenides of Aischylos (657-666). The central scene of the Eumenides, the final play of the trilogy Oresteia (staged in 458 BC and also comprising the ...
  • Bodies in Fragments: Anatomical Healing Votives 

    MORRIS, CHRISTINE (2014)
    Bodies in Fragments: Anatomical Healing Votives is an exhibition of images and artefacts to accompany the IIHSA Day School February 8, 2014 ‘Doctors, Diseases and Divinities: Health and healing in the ancient world’. The ...
  • The cult of Asklepios 420BCE - 200CE : landscape, experience, and religious healing 

    Bourke, Liz (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2015)
    This thesis studies the Greek cult of Asklepios, a healing deity, with particular reference to the experiential aspects of religious healing in the cult between the late Classical period and the entry of the cult to Athens ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hoi prostatai tes Iernaias demokratias toi demoi ton Iernaion chairein 

    Cuypers, Martine; Boland, Zoe; Daly, Alastair (Centre for Literary Translation, Trinity College Dublin, 2016)
  • Porphyry's On the Cave of the Nymphs in its intellectual context 

    Akcay, Nilufer (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2016)
    The primary aim of my research project is to analyse and evaluate the symbols and images found in the treatise, On the Cave of Nymphs, in the Odyssey by the Neoplatonic philosopher, Porphyry of Tyre (234–c305 C.E.) and to ...
  • Untangling the web of data : a critical analysis of the Archaeological Semantic Web 

    Lynam, Frank (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2016)
  • Following the Life-Cycle of Base-Ring Female Figurines in Late Bronze Age Cyprus 

    Alexandrou, Constantina (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Classics, 2016)
    This research investigates the Late Cypriot II–IIIA or Base-Ring female terracotta figurines from the moment they were just a lump of clay until their death/discard aiming to get fresh insights on their use, role, character ...
  • Iambos Polytropos: A comparison of the language of Callimachus' Iambi, Archilocus, and Hipponax 

    FELISARI, CLARA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Histories & Humanities. Discipline of Classics, 2017)
    My work analyses the language of Callimachus? Iambi in relation to the languages of the iambographers who precede him, notably Archilochus, and Hipponax. These three iambographers allow significant scope for intertextual ...