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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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • Bakens op die weg : die bekeringsverhale van Augustinus en C S Lewis 

      Smit, C. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2006)
      In hierdie artikel word twee literêre bekeringsverhale waarin die historiese werklikheid deur die skrywers weergegee word, met mekaar vergelyk: die Confessiones van die vierde eeuse kerkvader Augustinus, en Surprised by ...

    • The Bible in Afrikaans : a direct translation – a new type of church Bible 

      Van der Merwe, Christo H. J. (AOSIS Publishing, 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 ...

    • Biblical Hebrew lexicology : a cognitive linguistic perspective 

      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 ...

    • Biblical Hebrew word order : the interface of information structure and formal features 

      Van Der Merwe, C. H. J.; Talstra, Eep; Bartelmus, Rudiger (ed); Jenni, Ernst (ed); Kedar-Kopfstein, Benjamin (ed); Lichtenberger, Hermann (ed); Lipinski, Edward (ed); Muller, Hans-Peter (ed); Renz, Johannes (ed); Segert, Stanislav (ed); Stuckenbruck, Loren T. (ed) (W. Kohlhammer, 2003)
      In recent years different theoretical frames of reference were used in attempts to better understand the language(s) of the Hebrew Bible. While the 19th and first half of the 20th century were dominated by historical-comparative ...

    • The canines of Horace's Epodes 

      Meyer, John C. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2014)
      A wide variety of animal imagery occurs in the Epodes (i.e. canines, reptiles and amphibians, birds, farm animals, marine animals, wild animals and mythical animals); however for the purposes of this article I will focus ...

    • The Cape in Latin and Latin in the Cape in the 17th and 18th centuries 

      Van Stekelenburg, A. V. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2003)
      Different authors work in different ways. Bert van Stekelenburg would usually choose a new topic that interested him, do initial, sometimes fairly cursory, research on the subject, give one or more public lectures and/or ...

    • The case system of the Vilamovicean adjective : from description to explanation 

      Andrason, Alexander (Stellenbosch University, Department of General Linguistics, 2013)
      The present paper offers a detailed description and analysis of the adjectival declensional patterns in the Modern Vilamovicean language. The idiom possesses six declensional patterns – restricted to distinct environments ...

    • Catullus 22 : Hoi Neoteroi : everyman's verse or supercillious snobbery? 

      Van der Westhuizen, Natasje (Stellenbosch University. Dept. of Ancient Studies., 2010)
      CASA Essay. The paper judged to be the best student essay submitted to Akroterion by December 8, preceding publication of the volume for that specific year, is published annually as the CASA / KVSA Essay. The competition, ...

    • Catullus en Krog : gebruik van 'n persona as metafoor vir die kreatiewe proses van skryf 

      Blanckenberg, M. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2002)
      Hierdie bespreking ondersoek die moontlikheid dat beide Gaius Valerius Catullus en Antjie Krog in hulle digkuns gebruik maak van 'n persona as metafoor vir die kreatiewe proses van skryf. Gedig c. 50 van Catullus word ...

    • Classics in post-colonial worlds 

      Thom, S. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2008)
      The volume grew out of a conference on Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds held at the Open University in the West Midlands Centre in Harborne, Birmingham in May 2004.

    • Cognition and context in translation analysis : contextual frames of reference in Bible translation 

      Berman, Sidney K. (Stellenbosch University, 2014)
      This article describes the concept of contextual frames of reference (CFR) and explains its importance to the analysis of Bible translations. The article starts by explaining the idea of cognition, which is fundamental to ...

    • A cognitive linguistic approach to the emotion of anger in the Old Testament 

      Kotze, Zacharias (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004-12)
      This article reviews several approaches to the study of anger in the Old Testament. It focuses on the use of methodology in these trends with specific reference to the common neglect of Classical Hebrew terminology and ...

    • Cui narro haec? Augustine and his Manichaean audience : a re-reading of the first three books of the Confessions 

      Kotze, Annemare (AOSIS Publishing, 2013-04)
      The issue of intended audience in the first three books of Augustine’s Confessions is investigated in light of the presence of terms and phrases that may have had special connotations for potential Manichaean readers. ...

    • Cylinder seals in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town and the Department of Ancient Studies of Stellenbosch University 

      Van Dijk-Coombes, R. M. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2016)
      This paper studies the cylinder seals in the collections of Iziko Museums of South Africa in Cape Town and the Department of Ancient Studies of Stellenbosch University. The individual seals are described and there is an ...

    • Deeds speak louder than looks : Pindar's 'Isthmian' 4 

      Du Plessis Boeke, J. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Ancient Studies, 2004)
      In the aristocratic milieu of the Panhellenic games beauty was regarded as an outward manifestation of the ability to perform noble deeds. This connection is made explicit in several of Pindar’s odes to victors in the ...

    • The Difference between הִנֵּה ,הֵן and רְאֵה 

      Van der Merwe, Christo H. J.; Gross , Erasmus (ed); Stipp, Hermann-Josef (ed) (Herder GmbH, 2011)
      The present work investigates the differences between three apparent nearsynonyms הִנֵּה ,הֵן and רְאֵה . Their semantic potential is established on the basis of exhaustive studies of the occurrences of each form in the ...