• The animal themes in Horace's Epodes 

      Meyer, John Clifford (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis focused on the animal themes while attempting to make a comprehensive analysis of such themes as they were portrayed in the Epodes of Horace. A close analysis of each poem that contains animals ...
    • Aspects of the Demeter/Persephone myth in modern fiction 

      Kay, Janet Catherine Mary (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      The question that this thesis aims to examine is how the motifs of the myth of Demeter and Persephone have been perpetuated in three modern works of fiction, which are Treasure at the Heart of the Tanglewood by Meredith ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cui bono? Cicero's reasons for publication 

      Coetzee, Chris Rudolf (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates the question whether Cicero published to serve his own glory, or whether he published to serve the commonwealth, in other words, to whose benefit (cui bono) was publication? After ...
    • Ingenuity's engine : an overview of the history and development of the concept of the muse 

      Von Solms, Charlayn Imogen (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2003-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: "The growth of any discipline depends on the ability to communicate and develop ideas, and this in turn relies on a language which is sufficiently detailed and flexible" (Singh 1997: 59). Many metaphors ...
    • 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 ...