• Fronto Avus : the tale of a grandfather 

      Claassen, Jo-Marie (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2007)
      This paper examines some examples from the correspondence of the secondcentury rhetor, the Romanised African M. Cornelius Fronto, in particular letters that relate to the death of his grandson, drawing conclusions about ...
    • 'n Klassikus se ontleding van N.P. Van Wyk Louw se Germanicus as 'n beeld van mag en onmag 

      Claassen, Jo-Marie (LitNet Akademies, 2017)
      Hierdie artikel ondersoek die mate waarin N.P. Van Wyk Louw se Germanicus (1956) sy hoofbron, ’n werk van die Romeinse geskiedskrywer Tacitus, vernuwend aanwend, met klem op sy uitbeelding van mag en onmag. Die vraag of ...
    • “Living in a place called exile” : the universals of the alienation caused by isolation 

      Claassen, Jo-Marie (AOSIS Publishing, 2003-08-01)
      Although various aspects of Ovid’s emotional reactions to exile have been researched, there has so far been no extended practical study that places the emotional content of his works into a new political context. In ...
    • Word pictures : visualising with Ovid 

      Claassen, Jo-Marie (Classical Association of South Africa, 2013)
      Ovid verbally portrays three different modes of ‘seeing’. In the Metamorphoses readers mentally ‘watch’ his various protagonists seeing or being seen. In the elegiac poetry readers are often induced to share the field of ...