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    • Citizen Canine: Humans and Animals in Athens and America 

      Dolgert, Stefan Paul (2010)
      "Citizen Canine" explores the sacrificial underpinnings of politics via a critique of the boundary between human and animal in Homer, Aeschylus, and Plato. I argue that the concept "animal" serves a functional rather than ...
    • Feminine Imperial Ideals in the Caesares of Suetonius 

      Pryzwansky, Molly Magnolia (2008-04-23)
      The dissertation examines Suetonius' ideals of feminine conduct by exploring the behaviors he lauds or censures in imperial women. The approach comes from scholarship on the biographer's practice of evaluating of his male ...
    • Figures in the Shadows: Identities in Artistic Prose from the Anthology of the Elder Seneca 

      Huelsenbeck, Bart (2009)
      The anthology of the elder Seneca (c. 55 BC - c. 39 AD) contains quotations from approximately 120 speakers who flourished during the early Empire. The predominant tendency in modern scholarship has been to marginalize ...
    • People and Identities in Nessana 

      Stroumsa, Rachel (2008-04-22)
      Abstract In this dissertation I draw on the Nessana papyri corpus and relevant comparable material (including papyri from Petra and Aphrodito and inscriptions from the region) to argue that ethnic, linguistic and imperial ...