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  • Narrative in Aegean Art: A Methodology of Identification and Interpretation 

    Younger, John G. (Press universitaires de Louvain, 2020-07-01)
    This study continues previous work on identifying narratives and myths that are illustrated in Aegean Bronze Age art. The study first details its aim and evolution; second, it lays out a general methodology for identifying ...
  • Review of Seals, Craft and Community in Bronze Age Crete, by Emily S. Anderson. 

    Younger, John G. (Journal of Greek Archaeology, 2019-09)
    Review of the book, Seals, Craft and Community in Bronze Age Crete by Emily S. Anderson, which the reviewer finds erroneous in many aspects.
  • Review-article of Early Cretan Seals by P. Yule 

    Younger, John G. (Goettingische Gelehrte Anzeigen, 1988)
    This review-article assesses the book Early Cretan Seals by Paul Yule (1980) and its treatment of the stylistic groups, classes, iconography and chronology of PrePalatial (ca. 2200-1725 BCE) seals from Crete. Minor adjustments ...
  • Appendix A. Inscriptions in Cretan Hieroglyphic on Seal 484. 

    Younger, John G. (The British School at Athens, 2019-03)
    This study publishes a MM II-III four-sided prism seal from Palaikastro, east Crete, with Pictographic inscriptions on three sides.
  • 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)

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