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    • Adaptation and Tradition in Hellenistic Sacred Laws 

      Austino, Chad Erik (2012)
      This dissertation examines the adaptability of civic cults during the Hellenistic period. Faced with shifting populations, increasing social tensions, economic changes, and political pressures, Hellenistic communities devised ...
    • Lucian and the Atticists: A Barbarian at the Gates 

      Stifler, David William Frierson (2019)
      This dissertation investigates ancient language ideologies constructed by Greek and Latin writers of the second and third centuries CE, a loosely-connected movement now generally referred to the Second Sophistic. It focuses ...
    • Naked and Unashamed: A Study of the Aphrodite Anadyomene in the Greco-Roman World 

      Wardle, Marianne Eileen (2010)
      This dissertation presents a study of the Aphrodite Anadyomene type in its cultural and physical contexts. Like many other naked Aphrodites, the Anadyomene was not posed to conceal the body, but with arms raised, naked ...
    • Philosophical Allurements: Education and Argument in Ancient Philosophy 

      Ward, Laura Aline (2011)
      This dissertation investigates how recognition of Plato's <italic>Republic</italic> as a pedagogical text and of the milieu of competing disciplines in which it composed suggests new readings of its philosophical content. ...