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Fraktionerna och deras förändring under det femte och sjätte århundradet e. Kr

Persson, Magnus LU (2010) ARKK01 20091
Department of Archaeology and Ancient History
Archaeology
Abstract
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the changes that the Circusfactions underwent in the fifth and sixth centuries A.D and what underlying factors contributed to it. Basically, the intention with this thesis is to investigate how the circusfactions come to advance from mere cheering-associations, with a single interest, horseracing and the games, to a state employed claque with crucial civic responsibilities, not only in association with the games.
After the late fifth and sixth century they had acquired the role as the emperors’ personal claque and played an important role as the official announcers of a new emperor as well as defenders of cities, builders of walls and instigators of riots. My goal with this thesis is to try to... (More)
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the changes that the Circusfactions underwent in the fifth and sixth centuries A.D and what underlying factors contributed to it. Basically, the intention with this thesis is to investigate how the circusfactions come to advance from mere cheering-associations, with a single interest, horseracing and the games, to a state employed claque with crucial civic responsibilities, not only in association with the games.
After the late fifth and sixth century they had acquired the role as the emperors’ personal claque and played an important role as the official announcers of a new emperor as well as defenders of cities, builders of walls and instigators of riots. My goal with this thesis is to try to date, more precisely than previous research, when this change occurred, what it changed, and what it resulted in. (Less)
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author
Persson, Magnus LU
supervisor
organization
course
ARKK01 20091
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
hippodrom, horse, racing, chariot, history, archaeology, cheer, Circus, factions, claques.
language
Swedish
id
1776865
date added to LUP
2011-11-23 14:50:01
date last changed
2011-11-23 14:50:01
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this thesis is to examine the changes that the Circusfactions underwent in the fifth and sixth centuries A.D and what underlying factors contributed to it. Basically, the intention with this thesis is to investigate how the circusfactions come to advance from mere cheering-associations, with a single interest, horseracing and the games, to a state employed claque with crucial civic responsibilities, not only in association with the games. 
    After the late fifth and sixth century they had acquired the role as the emperors’ personal claque and played an important role as the official announcers of a new emperor as well as defenders of cities, builders of walls and instigators of riots. My goal with this thesis is to try to date, more precisely than previous research, when this change occurred, what it changed, and what it resulted in.},
  author       = {Persson, Magnus},
  keyword      = {hippodrom,horse,racing,chariot,history,archaeology,cheer,Circus,factions,claques.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Fraktionerna och deras förändring under det femte och sjätte århundradet e. Kr},
  year         = {2010},
}