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The topos of the Great King
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In multiple ancient Greek texts, the phrase ‘the Great King’ (ὁ μέγας ὁ βασιλεύς) makes a frequent appearance. This phrase, when it was introduced to the ancient Greek world, referred to the ancient Persian ...
Marcus Aurelius : living philosophy and the business of governing an empire
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study attempts to understand the actions of one specific leader, the philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled the Roman Empire during the second century CE. Consideration is given to how his ...