• The old Babylonian mesarum-edict and the Old Testament 

      Olivier, J. P. J (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1977)
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    • Die oorsprong van die bose in antieke geskrifte 

      Louw-Kritzinger, Elmarie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2012)
      Current publications and polemics attest to the on-going efforts to explain Evil and death to post-modern man ‘acceptably’/scientifically? – the theodicy that has already been grappled with in the ancient writings. The ...
    • Orestes, from a Moral Model to an Authentic Free Person. The Depiction of Orestes by Aeschylus and Sartre. 

      Zhu, Xiaoyi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: This thesis is a comparative study of the depiction of Orestes by Aeschylus and Sartre which seeks to examine how Sartre turns Orestes, a traditional tragic hero in Aeschylus, into an existentialist hero. ...
    • Orphans in the dead sea scrolls 

      Kotze, Gideon R. (AOSIS Publishing, 2016-08)
      This study investigates the literary references to orphans in writings amongst the Qumran texts that were written in Hebrew and can be associated with the sectarian Qumran movement. The study focuses on passages where forms ...
    • Paragraphs as episodes : distinguishing paragraphs in Biblical Hebrew narrative text on the basis of linguistic devices 

      Yoo, Chang Keol (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
      The aim of this study is to determine inter-subjective, verifiable criteria according to which paragraphs can be distinguished in BH narrative texts. Distinguishing these units plays an important role in the understanding ...
    • The particle אִם and conditionality in Biblical Hebrew revisited : a cognitive linguistic account 

      Bivin, William E. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The present work is an investigation into both the semantics and functions of the particle אִם , and the conditional and non-conditional constructions in which it is found in Biblical Hebrew. A fresh ...
    • The pastoral letter in early Christianity up to the early fifth century C.E. 

      Kim, Joohan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation aims to trace a Christian letter tradition, i.e. the pastoral letter type, during the first five centuries of this era. With this in mind I outlined the problem statements, goals, ...
    • Persius on poetic (in) digestion 

      Zietsman, J. C. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2004)
      As a satirist, Persius is strongly opposed to the grand themes of epic and tragedy. In the first 29 lines of Satire 5 (cast in the form of a dialogue between the poet and his friend, Cornutus), Persius is mainly concerned ...
    • Perspektieftotems : ses personae van Catullus 

      Du Toit, Pieter Francois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A persona is a definable literary technique that all authors necessarily use. This thesis tries to show how Catullus, with the use of six personae (amator acceptus, amator reiectus, hospes urbanus, poeta ...
    • Philosophy of consolation : the Epicurean tetrapharmakos 

      Bjarnason, Paul E. (Paul Elwin) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Epicureanism, one of several major Hellenistic philosophical schools, complemented its materialist, non-teleological ontology with a set of spiritual exercises (askesis) intended to prepare its disciples ...
    • Political ideology : perspectives from the Bible 

      Wax, Kevin P. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Modern society is plagued by an intense conflict of political ideologies. These conflicts in many instances reflect very serious religious overtones. Each person or group claims the right to react to ...
    • Populere filosofie en die Nuwe Testament 

      Thom, Johan (LitNet, 2014-03)
      Onlangse navorsing het bevestig dat Paulus en ander Nuwe-Testamentiese skrywers van idees en praktyke gebruik gemaak het soortgelyk aan dié wat in tydgenootlike filosofiese tradisies aanwesig was. Dit is egter problematies ...
    • Profiling Punt : using trade relations to locate 'God's Land' 

      Glenister, Catherine Lucy (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
      The geographical location of Punt has been the subject of much scholarly controversy for years. Numerous locations have been provided, favouring either regions in southern Arabia or East Africa. The latter being the more ...
    • The protreptic-paraenetic purpose of Augustine's Confessions and its Manichean audience 

      Kotze, Annemare (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this dissertation I attempt to open up new perspectives on the literary qualities and the unity of Augustine's Confessions by reading the work in the light of the context within which it first ...
    • Protreptiek en paranese : perspektiewe op die wending in boek 10 van Augustinus se Confessiones 

      Kotze, Annemare (LitNet, 2015-12)
      Die artikel vorm deel van ’n groter projek om die eienskappe van aansporende tekste te bestudeer en spesifiek ook om die aansporende eienskappe van Augustinus se Confessiones op ’n meer genuanseerde wyse te beskryf. Die ...
    • Psalms 38 and 145 of the Septuagint 

      Gauthier, Randall Xerxes (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The present dissertation is a commentary on Psalms 38 and 145 in the Septuagint (LXX) version, or more accurately, the Old Greek (OG) version. Specifically, this dissertation attempts to understand the ...
    • Psychagogy in Plutarch's Moralia and Parallel Lives : the image of the ideal Woman 

      Warren, Lunette (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Plutarch’s views on women are significantly influenced by Plato’s metaphysics and virtue ethics, while he draws from other traditions as he sees fit. The theoretical-philosophical works of the Moralia ...
    • A queen for all seasons : Zenobia of Palmyra 

      Breytenbach, M. M. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2005)
      Throughout the centuries a number of truly remarkable women emerged to awe the world. One of these is a charismatic warrior queen of antiquity, Zenobia, last ruler of the once wealthy and exotic city-state of Palmyra in ...
    • A quest for the assumed LXX Vorlage of the explicit quotations in Hebrews 

      Steyn, Gert J. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
      The Vorlage of the explicit quotations in Hebrews remains an unresolved matter to date – despite the fact that it is an important pre-requisite before one can attempt to investigate the function of the quotations within ...
    • Re-sculpting a sacred text : towards an acceptable poetic translation of the Psalms – exemplified by Psalms 131 and 150 

      Watt, Milton Lewis (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study is to make a contribution to the formulation of a set of guidelines for an acceptable poetic translation of a sacred poetic text. To achieve this definition, a thorough review of ...