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  • Swanepoel, Liani Colette (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    Throughout the centuries artists have visualised the imaginative works of Publius Vergilius Maro in a variety of art forms. Paintings, frescoes, sculptures and even tapestries have made the wordscenes of his great epic, ...
  • Berman, Sidney K. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study investigates how the contextual frames of reference (CFRs) of the three extant Setswana Bibles – Moffat, Wookey and BSSA (Bible Society of South Africa) – could have impacted on their ...
  • Harris, Brian (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis is an attempt to investigate whether the Babylonians of the periods prior to the 6th Century BCE possessed an interest in the workings of celestial bodies reaching beyond the scope of what ...
  • Rhode, Rubin Frank (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1991-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: One of the most vexing questions in the exegetical research on the Psalms has been the establishing of the identity of the suppliant who refers to himself as the cani. Many scholars have endeavoured ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Der Merwe, C. H. J. (Oxford University Press, 2009)
    Despite the attention devoted to כּﬦ from various angles in recent years, there has been no exhaustive treatment in terms of all its occurrences in the Hebrew Bible. In this revision of the author's own detailed description ...
  • Lizorkin, Ilya (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Various opinions on the nature of Aphrahat‟s interactions with the Jews have essentially revolved around either accepting or rejecting the claim that the Persian Sage had contact with (Rabbinic) Jews ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mbokazi, Jabulani Tadeus (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2002-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study deals with the ancient Egyptian family. Cultural anthropology is used as a point of departure to reconstruct the daily lives of the ancient Egyptians. Cultural anthropology usually applies to ...
  • Lizorkin, Ilya (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    This thesis is a study of five books (Jubilees, 1 and 2 Maccabees, the Damascus Document and Josephus Jewish Antiquities) that represent the literature dealing with the issue of the Sabbath in significant ways, written ...
  • Coombes, Michael James (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Augustine of Hippo remains one of the most prominent and influential figures in the world of Catholicism, famous for his many writings and sermons on Catholic Christianity as well as his ardent defence ...
  • Jordaan, Donovan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study is to investigate the use of the quotations of Paul’s Epistle to the Romans in the conversion narratives in Augustine’s Confessions. The Confessions is an account of Augustine’s ...
  • Cox, Michael James (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Although the traditional viewpoint of the Ancient Egyptian civilisation is one of isolation and self containment, in fact Egypt and Syro-Palestine had a long history of contact and interaction before the ...
  • Smit, Christine (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Two literary conversion narratives with much historical detail, are compared in this thesis: the Confessiones written by the renowned fourth century church-father, St. Augustine, and Surprised by Joy ...
  • Klop, Damian J.R. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
    A particular motif in Egyptian art is that of avians. This is frequently depicted in a significant number and variety of visual sources from the tomb of Tutankhamun (KV 62) (1336-1327 BC) and other find contexts throughout ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-07)
    Translating the Bible so that target audiences can easily understand the meaning of the text has dominated the theory and practice of Bible translation since the 1960s. Source oriented translations that are typically ...
  • 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) ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J.   Lemaire, Andre (ed) (Brill, 2006)
    In the title of this presentation two disciplines and a technology appear to be equated. For this reason the title demands some explanation from the outset. Firstly, the research project behind this ambitious title ...
  • Van Der Merwe, C. H. J.   Cook, Johann (ed) (Brill, 2002)
    The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how, considering recent developments in linguistics and second-language instruction, computerassisted language learning (CALL) may contribute towards more effective instruction ...
  • Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J. (Waltrop, 2006)
    Hebrew (=BH) and other Semitic languages, one seldom comes across explicit definitions of the term “lexicography”. An exception is O’Connor (2002). According to him, lexicography seeks to guide and describe the ...