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The military vici of Noricum
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
This dissertation examines the civilian settlements that developed next to the auxiliary forts on the Danube frontier of the Roman province of Noricum. Chapter one of this study provides a brief consideration of the history of Roman frontier studies...
Road work ahead: the transformation of the colonnaded street in sixth and early seventh century Palestine and Arabia
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
. This process of transformation pre-dated the mid seventh century Arab invasion, and thus the reasons for it are seen in changes in late Roman society and economy. Additional comparanda from Antioch and Constantinople provide contemporary literary sources....
Praesentia et potentia in the Cubiculum Leonis in the catacomb of Commodilla, Rome : late ancient martyr cult in a late Roman's tomb
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
borders these scenes and the vault itself, filled with stars and a bust of Christ. This dissertation investigates contemporary funerary and viewing contexts, employing archaeological and literary sources and modern theories of viewing, to comprehend...