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    • The Casks from Vasa. 

      Ratcliffe, John E. (East Carolina University, 2012)
      When the warship Vasa was raised in 1961, wooden casks were found in nearly every area of the ship. Unfortunately, this important find category was not subject to detailed recording and study until now. This thesis explains ...
    • Elizabeth I, Visual Icon : A Title Unintended 

      Stewart, Emily Ballance (East Carolina University, 2014)
      This thesis explores Elizabeth I's relationship with her official state portraiture to show that she placed little value in its meaning and authority for political and diplomatic uses. Understanding her personal relationship ...
    • The Joni Wreck : An Archaeological Study of Late Roman Trade Patterns in the Adriatic Sea 

      Stratton, Gregory Owen (East Carolina University, 2015)
      Current data sets for analyzing Late Roman maritime trade and economic patterns have many gaps in them regarding the Adriatic Sea. While there have been many studies of terrestrial sites and their significance, maritime ...
    • Overcoming the Spartan Phalanx : The Evolution of Greek Battlefield Tactics, 394 BC-371 BC 

      Hasapis, Constantinos (East Carolina University, 2012)
      The objective of this thesis is to examine the changes in Greek battlefield tactics in the early fourth century as a response to overthrowing what was widely considered by most of Greece tyranny on the part of Sparta. ...
    • The Rigging and Gun Tackle Blocks of the Swedish Royal Warship Vasa 

      Howe, Nathaniel Frantz (East Carolina University, 2011)
      Rigging blocks are absolutely essential to the operation of a large sailing vessel, yet little has been published on these vital pieces of hardware. This thesis examines and analyzes the rigging and gun tackle blocks found ...
    • THE ROLE OF ROYAL POWER IN THE FORMATION OF AN ANGLO-SAXON STATE, CIRCA 400-900 AD 

      Goodman, Ryan Thomas (East Carolina University, 2012)
      This thesis explores the formation of a state in Anglo-Saxon England from the period of Roman withdrawal from Britain in the early fifth century to the tenth century. It argues that the key factor in the development of the ...
    • The Succession Plans of Augustus and Tiberius 

      Bryan, Danielle M. (East Carolina University, 2012)
      This thesis examines the role of Tiberius in Augustus' succession plan. Tiberius was important because he became emperor after Augustus' death at Nola in AD 14. Augustus wanted a direct family heir, someone of Julian ...
    • Violent Frauen: Manhood and Womanhood on Trial For Nazi Atrocities at Bergen-Belsen, 1945 

      Stimits, Megan Lynn (East Carolina University, 1/13/16)
      Chaos ensued after the Second World War. Investigations of Nazi atrocities took center stage throughout Europe. Britain, France, the United States, and Russia. Each held their own war crimes tribunals in their zone of ...