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    • Aegean Bronze Age Sealstones and Fingerrings: Chronology and Functions 

      Younger, John G. (Cambridge University Press, 2018-05)
      Facilitated by the volumes of the Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel (Berlin 1960-2009), scholars studying Minoan and Mycenaean sealstones and sealings of the Aegean Bronze Age (ca. 2300-1300 BCE) have worked in ...
    • "Identifying Minoan Myth." 

      Younger, John G. (2016-12)
      This study links Minoan images (glyptic and fresco) in an attempt to identify a mythology that these images illustrate. The study focuses on the role of the Hyperborean Maidens in assisting Leto in her birth of Artemis and Apollo.
    • "The Gournia Megaron." 

      Younger, John G. (Presses Universitaires de Louvain, 2016-12)
      This study looks at the plan of the Gournia megaron, an abbreviated version of the full plan as seen at Pylos, for example, cites several other examples of this abbreviated plan, and postulates that it was therefore ...
    • "A Large Stylistic Group of Sealstones Dated to the Mid-Fifteenth Century B.C." 

      Younger, John G. (Gebrüder Mann Verlag, 1989)
      This study takes a large group of mid-15th c. BC sealstones and attempts to discern and internal stylistic development that replicates the larger stylistic development within Minoan sealstones of the Late Bronze Age (ca. ...
    • Hekate: a Symbol of the Dangers of Feminine Knowledge in Euripides 

      Smith, Kathryn Marie (University of Kansas, 2016-08-31)
      Without looking at the Argonautica and later Roman portrayals of Hekate, such as Ovid and Seneca, I want to explore Hekate’s relationship with Greek tragedy. How does a goddess evolve so quickly from possessing a share of ...
    • Excavations at Gournia, 2010-2012 

      Watrous, L. Vance; Buell, D. Matthew; McEnroe, John C.; Younger, John G.; Turner, Lee Ann; Kunkel, Brian S.; Glowacki, Kevin; Gallimore, Scott; Smith, Angus; Pantou, Panagiota A.; Chapin, Anne; Margaritis, Evi (The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2015-09)
      This article presents previous research at Gournia, the overall goals of our project, a new plan of the settlement, and our 2010-2012 excavations in eight areas: the Pit House, the Northwest Area, the North Cemetery, North ...
    • Bearing Razors and Swords: Paracomedy in Euripides’ Orestes 

      Jendza, Craig (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015)
      In this article, I trace a nuanced interchange between Euripides’ Helen, Aristophanes’ Thesmophoriazusae, and Euripides’ Orestes that contains a previously overlooked example of Aristophanic paratragedy and Euripides’ ...
    • From Germanicus to Corbulo: The Evolution of Generalship under the Principate in Tacitus' Annales 

      Welch, David George (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      Tacitus’ Annales present a comprehensive account of the formative early years of the Roman principate. Though the effects of the change from republic to principate are most frequently made evident through Tacitus’ portrayal ...
    • The Songs of Gods and Men: Internal Songs and Singers in Archaic Greek Epic 

      Watson, Christopher (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      Within Homer’s Iliad, Odyssey, and the Homeric Hymns, there are a number of songs performed by internal characters over the course of the narrative. Despite similarities in theme and content between these songs, when they ...
    • Characters of Love: Propertius and Cynthia in 'Elegies' 1 

      Sanders, Rachel Allison (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      In the Monobiblos, the characterizations of Cynthia and Propertius develop in traceable trajectories. The goal of this thesis is to provide a close analysis of specific poems in Propertius’ Elegies that contribute to and ...
    • The Physical, Human, and Moral Geographies of Judaea in Tacitus’s Histories and Josephus 

      Goodman, Gena (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      “The Physical, Human, and Moral Geographies of Judaea in Tacitus’s Histories and Josephus” concerns the reputation of Judaea and the Judaean people within the texts of Tacitus and Josephus, and specifically how both of ...
    • Medea nunc sum: Staging, Ekphrasis, and Identity in Seneca's Medea 

      Cavagnero, Tessa (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
      This thesis analyzes the use of vivid descriptive language in Seneca’s tragedy Medea, with an emphasis on the fourth act of the play. I argue that the nurse’s speech in this act functions as an ekphrasis, a term commonly ...
    • The critical treatment of myths in Cicero and Lucretius 

      Engle, Bernice Schultz (University of Kansas, 1928)
    • Minoan Women 

      Younger, John G. (Routledge, 2016)
      This study focuses on what we know about women in Bronze Age Crete (ca. 3000-1000 BCE). Rather than tracing ancient Minoan women through time, period by period, this study takes the point of view of the women themselves, ...
    • Origins of the Mycenae-Vapheio Lion Master 

      Younger, John G. (Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 1979)
      This short study augments Younger 1978 (AJA 82, 285-299) by investigating elements of the Mycenae-Vapheio Lion Group's style in seals that impressed sealings in Crete. It is postulated that the M-V Lion Group started in ...
    • The agrarian problem of ancient Rome 

      Crotty, Henrietta Morgan (University of Kansas, 1923)
    • Catullus the Conversationalist: A Study of the Relationship between Narrator and Reader 

      Read, Kimberly Rebecca (University of Kansas, 2015-05-31)
      Catullus shows his prowess as a poet by the wide range of tone and central characters included in his poetry. Due to these frequent changes, it can often be difficult to make general statements about the style and narrative ...
    • A Literary and Narratological Reading of Titurius Sabinus and Quintus Cicero in Julius Caesar’s Bellum Gallicum 

      Hanson, Wesley Joseph (University of Kansas, 2015-05-31)
      This thesis argues that the characters of Titurius Sabinus and Quintus Cicero, as depicted by Caesar in his Bellum Gallicum, fulfill a narrative function that furthers the political aims of Caesar’s text. I start by arguing ...
    • Excavations at Gournia 2010-2012 

      Watrous, L. Vance; Younger, John G. (2015-08)
      This summarizes the first three years of recent archaeological work at the Minoan site of Gournia. The main goals of the recent excavations have been to identify buildings and finds belonging to the periods prior to the ...
    • The Pyrgos and Gournia Roundels Inscribed in Linear A: Suffixes, Prefixes, and a Journey to Syme 

      Younger, John G. (Kapon Editions, 2015)
      This fanciful study compares the two Linear A roundel inscriptions (ca. 1600 BCE) from the nearby sites of Gournia and Pyrgos and suggests that, if they are related in subject matter, they might refer to the shipment of ...