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Attitudes to the Gracchi in our sources for the late 2nd and early 1st centuries B.C.
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2010)
A survey and comparison of the attitudes displayed in our sources on the Gracchi.
Visualisation and description in the elegies of Propertius and Tibullus
(University of Canterbury. Classics, 2011)
Hannibal's night time antics: Livy's use of 'The Night' in the third decade to present military operations, develop moral exampla, and examine Rome's past.
(University of Canterbury. Language, Social and Political Sciences, 2014)
It has generally been thought that Hannibal was a hostile individual and despised in Roman society because of his non-Roman status and his apparent tendency to be deceptive, cruel and savage. Yet, our understanding of ...
The Authority of Ennius and the Annales in Cicero's Philosophical Works.
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2014)
No author from antiquity has had more influence on modern perceptions of the ancient poet, Ennius, than the late-Republican orator, Cicero. Indeed, Cicero helped transform the image of Ennius from that of a poet to an ...
Use and Perception of Night in Suetonius' De Vita Caesarum
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities, 2013)
Bronze Age Connections: An investigation regarding the archaeological and textual evidence for contact between the Mycenaean Greeks and the Hittites.
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2009)
Horace is (not) there : a narrative approach to Horace's Sermones
(University of Canterbury, 2016)
Horace’s Sermones have attracted so much critical attention in their lives that another study of them seems superfluous. So upfront I confess that as I have read Horace’s Sermones, considered Horace’s Sermones, and tried ...
Ennius’ Hedyphagetica: the case for convivial performance
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities, 2010)
Latin as a Threatened Language in the Linguistic World of Early Fifteenth Century Florence
(University of Canterbury. School of Classics and Linguistics, 2006)
This thesis examines the situation of the Latin language in the unique linguistic environment of early fifteenth century Florence. Florence, at this time, offers an interesting study because of the vernacular language's ...
Chasing the Sun: Using Coinage to Document the Spread of Solar Worship in the Roman Empire in the 3rd Century CE.
(University of Canterbury. Humanities, 2013)
It is a long-established view that Roman coins were used as a means to convey messages. The obverse (“heads”) of Roman imperial coins always bore the image of the emperor, but the reverse (“tails”) was not standardized as ...