• Bible translation and relevance theory : the translation of Titus 

      Smith, Kevin Gary (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Relevance theory has seriously challenged the theoretical soundness of formal and functional equivalence as Bible translation methods. In Translation and relevance: Cognition and context, Gutt (1991) ...
    • Bible translation and the Sermon on the mount 

      Wishart, Samuel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1999-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: The purpose of the assignment is to present and illustrate modem translation methods using the Sermon on the Mount as a basis. As background to this, a brief summary of the history of Bible translation ...
    • Biblical Hebrew lexicology and cognitive semantics : a study of lexemes of affection 

      Bosman, Tiana (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this study the conceptualization of love or affecion in the Old Testament is investigated. The most prototypical Biblical Hebrew lexeme for affection, namely אהב , forms the focus of the study. It is ...
    • A Biblical Hebrew lexicon for translators based on recent developments in theoretical lexicography 

      Imbayarwo, Taurai (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
      Two main problems that confront existing Biblical Hebrew (BH) dictionaries can be identified. Firstly, there is a lack of adequate semantic models for the analysis and description of lexemes. Secondly, data is structured ...
    • Bit by bit : an iconographic study of horses in the reliefs of the Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II (883 - 859 BC) 

      Baldwin, Stephanie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The focus of this study is to investigate the role that horses played in the Ancient Near East, specifically during the reign of the Neo-Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II (883-859BC). By studying nine of the ...
    • Catullus decentred: the poetics of the periphery 

      De Villiers, Annemarie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Catullus is, after Vergil and Horace, the most studied Latin poet. His poems portray a speaking subject whose intense experience of the people and circumstances in his world immediately draws in the reader ...
    • Catullus se Carmina in Afrikaans vertaal : ’n funksionalistiese benadering 

      De Kock, Annemarie (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
      The aim of this study is to effectively render into Afrikaans the impact of the Latin text of Catullus for readers living through another language, within another culture. The challenge not only lies in transporting the ...
    • Celeritas Caesariana : reputation, representation and reality 

      Danon, Bart (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Julius Caesar had a demonstrable reputation for celeritas, to the extent that Cicero in one of his letters added the epithet Caesariana to celeritas when describing another general’s swiftness. This ...
    • Chiastic structures in Hebrews : a study of form and function in Biblical discourse 

      Heath, David Mark (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The compositional strategy, structure, and peak of the book Hebrews are heavily debated. Most scholars analyze Hebrews from only a Western linear approach. Other scholars like Vanhoye, Neeley, G.H. ...
    • Cicero : 'haruspex' vicissitudinum mutationisque rei publicae : a study of Cicero's merit as political analyst 

      Schneider, Maridien (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study is to explore Marcus Tullius Cicero's awareness and interpretation of contemporary political events as reflected in his private correspondence during the last years of both ...
    • City centres of the apostle Paul 

      Hardenberg, Benedict Ralph (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The apostle Paul was called and commissioned to the city centres of the eastern Mediterranean world. These city centres were places of power, trade, wealth and travel. They were the nerve centres of ...
    • Classical antiquities in Durban: A study of two collections 

      Graham, Samantha Rebecca (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: A recent survey has shown that there are approximately seventeen collections of classical antiquities in South African museums which fall into two main categories: museums attached to higher education ...
    • A cognitive analysis of similes in the book of Hosea 

      Pohlig, J. N. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
      This study accounts for the forms and functions of the similes in the Book of Hosea. It proposes new tools for textual criticism, biblical interpretation, and understanding Biblical Hebrew (BH) worldview. Chapter One ...
    • A cognitive linguistic description of purpose and result connectives in biblical Hebrew 

      Yoo, Chang-Keol (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study represents an investigation of a set of BH connectives (רוּבֲעַבּ, ןַעַמְל, and ןֶפּ) as well as other grammatical constructions relevant to the lexical items. This investigation seeks to ...
    • A cognitive semantic assessment of עִם and אֵת's semantic potential 

      Lyle, Kristopher Aaron (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis provides a critical assessment of the semantic potential of two Biblical Hebrew lexemes: עִם and אֵת . Previous lexical inquiries of the target lexemes provide the impetus for the current ...
    • A comparison between Plato and Zoroaster : aspects of the philosophy in the Timaeus and the Gathas 

      Viviers, D. S. (Daniele Siobhan) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The analysis of the system of speculative thought of Plato and Zoroaster, as found in Plato's Timaeus and Zoroaster's Gathas, seeks to compare a well-known philosophy, that of Plato, to a lesser known ...
    • A comparison of ancient Egyptian and ancient Hebrew religious cosmogonies 

      Gwala, Mzonzima (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1995-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The phenomenological approach employed in this comparative study of ancient Egyptian and ancient Hebrew religions cosmogonies, takes care of the gaps between the various cosmogonies. This is also true ...
    • The concept of the sanus homo in the de Medicina of Celsus 

      Brand, Nadine (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      The purpose of this thesis is to discuss the concept of the sanus homo as presented by Celsus in the de Medicina. The first (introductory) chapter outlines the importance of Celsus’ de Medicina in the study of Roman ...
    • The conceptualisation of anger in the Hebrew Bible 

      Kotze, Zacharias (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2004-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is no scarcity of publications on the subject of anger in the Hebrew Bible. Most of these concern themselves with the theological significance of the wrath of God. In particular, its function as ...
    • Contemporary witch : dramatic treatments of the Medea myth 

      Van Zyl Smit, E. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 1987-12)