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Emotions carved in stone? The social handling of death as expressed on Hellenistic grave stelai from Smyrna and Kyzikos


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Title: Emotions carved in stone? The social handling of death as expressed on Hellenistic grave stelai from Smyrna and Kyzikos
Authors: Karlsson, Sandra
E-mail: sandra.karlsson@class.gu.se
Issue Date: 3-Feb-2014
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Historical Studies ; Institutionen för historiska studier
Date of Defence: 2014-02-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 februari 2014, kl. 14.00, Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Study of emotions, funerary reliefs, Hellenistic age, funerary epitaphs, Smyrna, Kyzikos, iconography, semiotics, epigraphical studies, social conventions, visual therapy, emotional communities
Abstract: This study deals with expressions of emotions in Hellenistic funerary art. The material for this study consists of 245 grave reliefs from the Greek cities of Smyrna and Kyzikos in Western Asia Minor; mostly dated to the second century BCE. The aim of this thesis is to examine emotional responses as expressed in Hellenistic funerary art and epigraphy. More specifically it is my purpose to extract emotional responses and study them as a means of social and cultural communication. I argue that we c... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/34500
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