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    • Abraham Malherbe se bydrae tot Hellenistiese filosofie en die vroeë Christendom 

      Thom, Johan C. (AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
      Abraham Malherbe’s contribution to Hellenistic philosophy and early Christianity. Abraham J. Malherbe was one of the most influential New Testament scholars of the past half century. He is especially known for his use of ...
    • Aeneas se onderwêreldse reis in illustrasie : ’n resepsie-historiese studie van tonele in Aeneïs VI 

      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, ...
    • Akademiese beoordeling van ’n vertaling van die Bybel in Afrikaans 

      Coetsee, Y.; Van der Merwe, C. H. J. (Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust, 2011)
      In the past the authority of Bible translations was often evaluated in terms of their equivalence to source texts. Development in translation theory has revealed, however, that the functionalist approach provides a more ...
    • Allusion as translation problem : Portuguese versions of second Isaiah as test case 

      Cherney, Kenneth A. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: An allusion in the source text poses a serious problem for a translator. A relevance-theoretic approach would define an “allusion” as the re-use of language from a prior text such that, by calling the ...
    • Analysing the frames of a bible: the case of the Setswana translations of the book of Ruth 

      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 ...
    • Ancient Egypt and the other 

      Cornelius, I. (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2010)
      Texts and images are used to look at the way the ancient Egyptians perceived and treated ‘the other’ (their neighbours and foreigners such as the Asians, Kushites and Libyans). Were they treated with dignity? According to ...
    • Ancient skies : early Babylonian astronomy, with specific reference to MUL.APIN 

      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 ...
    • Ani and its semantic domain in the Psalms 

      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Anna Maria van Schurman (1607-1678) en haar kennis van oud-oosterse talen 

      Beek, Pieta van,1958- (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: We know very little about women who studied and excelled in the field of Semitic languages in the seventeenth century - it is an unknown territory, terra incognita. In this thesis I will map Anna Maria ...
    • Another look at the biblical Hebrew focus particle כּﬦ 

      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 ...
    • Aphrahat's demonstrations : a conversation with the Jews of Mesopotamia 

      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 ...
    • Aristotle's poetics in Margaret Doody's Aristotle and poetic justice 

      Pauw, Francois (SUN MeDIA Bloemfontein, 2010)
      Canadian-born academic Margaret Doody has written several detective novels in which the philosopher Aristotle makes use of his investigative powers to solve murder mysteries. In Aristotle and poetic justice, Stephanos, a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Aspects of the family in Ancient Egypt 

      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 ...
    • Aspects of the Sabbath in the late second Temple period 

      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 ...
    • Aspects of the translation technique of the Septuagint : the finite verb in the Septuagint of Deuteronomy 

      Nieuwoudt, Bernard Andre (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1992-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Two major religions, Judaism and Christianity, use the ancient Hebrew Bible as Holy Scripture. These books were translated in the last three centuries before the common era. The oldest of these translations ...
    • Augustine's Contra Fortunatum : perspectives from critical discourse analysis and argumentation theory 

      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 ...
    • Augustine’s use of Romans in the conversion narratives of the Confessions 

      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 ...
    • B.X. de Wet Essay. Die Herder en die Wolf : 'n vergelyking tussen die karakters van Aeneas en Turnus 

      De Kock, A. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2002)
      Die studente-essay wat as die beste beoordeel word uit dié wat voor 30 Junie in die voorafgaande jaar vir beoordeling voorgelê word, word jaarliks in Akroterion gepubliseer. Die kompetisie word geborg deur die Klassieke ...