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  • 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 ...
  • Translating metaphors into Afrikaans in a source language-oriented translation of the Hebrew Bible 

    Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J.; Hendriks, Elisabet (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006)
    How should metaphors be treated in a source language-oriented translation of the Bible with the following translation brief? Create a source language-oriented translation of the Bible in idiomatic Afrikaans which can be ...
  • Marked word order in the book of Joel 

    Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J.; Wendland, Ernst R. (Department of Ancient Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2010)
    The function of BH word order (or more specifically clause constituent order) patterns has received considerable attention during the last two decades. Recently, Lunn (2006) provided an innovative explanation of how the ...
  • Lexical meaning in biblical Hebrew and cognitive semantics : a case study 

    Van Der Merwe, Christo H. J. (Biblica, 2006)
    In a recent survey of Biblical Hebrew lexica(l), it was pointed out that the theoretical frames of reference underlying both the older classics such as Brown-Driver-Briggs (=BDB)(2) and Koehler and Baumgartner (=KB)e), ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Bible in Afrikaans : a direct translation – a new type of church Bible 

    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 ...
  • Doing justice to Zeus : on texts and commentaries 

    Thom, Johan C. (SA ePublications, 2005)
    The Hymn to Zeus by the Stoic philosopher Cleanthes is one of the most intriguing texts to survive from tl1e Hellenist:ic period, and of great significance for the history of Hellenistic philosophy, the history of ...
  • 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 ...