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  • Verweerde skrif: ʼn tematiese ondersoek na ouderdom, verganklikheid, aftakeling en sterflikheid in die vroeë Griekse digkuns 

    Erasmus, Alecia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: With the discovery of the so-called “New Sappho” in 2004, there has been a revival in the research about Sappho, Greek lyric and old age in Greek literature. In this short fragment, Sappho writes about ...
  • Bit by bit : an iconographic study of horses in the reliefs of the Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II (883 - 859 BC) 

    Baldwin, Stephanie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The focus of this study is to investigate the role that horses played in the Ancient Near East, specifically during the reign of the Neo-Assyrian king Ashurnasirpal II (883-859BC). By studying nine of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • The feminine Other in Euripides’ Hecuba : exploring tensions in the masculine classical polis 

    Welman, Thandi (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis explores how the feminine Other is used by Euripides in the Hecuba to highlight certain tensions between an aristocratic ideal of manliness and a classical democratic masculinity in the fifth ...
  • Drawing the divide : the nature of Athenian identity as reflected in the depiction of the „other‟ in Attic red-figure vase painting in the fifth century BCE 

    Moodie, Meg R. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: During the fifth century BCE there were three defining periods in Athenian history that challenged its society: the Persian Wars (490 – 479 BCE); Periclean Athens (mid-fifth century); and the Peloponnesian ...
  • Debt and its solutions : a comparative study of the biblical jubilee year and the edict of Ammisaduqa 

    Miner, Aaron T. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
    The Edict of Ammisaduqa and the Jubilee Year legislation in Leviticus 25 provide the most extensive evidence for the debt relief tradition throughout the ancient Near East. A comparative analysis of these texts points to ...
  • The symbolism and significance of the butterfly in ancient Egypt 

    Haynes, Dawn (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Ancient Egyptian art and artefacts reveal a great deal about the culture and beliefs of this civilization. It was a civilization steeped in myth, symbolism and imagery. Tomb art has been extensively ...
  • The semantic potential of 'al in Genesis, Psalms, and Chronicles 

    Mena, Andrea K. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis offers a description of the semantic potential of the Biblical Hebrew lexeme '7l! in Genesis, Psalms, and Chronicles according to a cognitive linguistic perspective. This specific linguistic ...
  • References to swords in the death scenes of Dido and Turnus in the Aeneid 

    Backhouse, George (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis investigates the references to swords in key scenes in the Aeneid – particularly the scenes of Dido’s and Turnus’ death – in order to add new perspectives on these scenes and on the way in ...
  • Justice in Augustine's City of God 

    Daniels, Amy Lydia (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis outlines Augustine’s thought on justice as articulated in The City of God: against the Pagans. The purpose of the study was to investigate the place and role of his convictions about justice ...
  • Dualism in Jewish apocalyptic and Persian religion : an analysis 

    Durie, Liezl (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this thesis is to investigate the possible influence of Persian religion on dualism in Jewish apocalyptic literature, with particular attention to 1 Enoch. Many studies have been conducted on ...
  • εἰρωνεία or ironia : on the nature and function of Socratic irony 

    Louw, Lunette (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The definition and function of Socratic irony has been much disputed in contemporary scholarship. This thesis identifies some methodological difficulties in interpreting and defining Socratic irony and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reconstructing 1 Samuel chapter 3 

    Adair, James Robert (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1993-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: My Ph.D. dissertation proposed a four-step procedure for recovering the earliest possible text of the Old Testament: (1) detennining the lexical and grammatical characteristics of the various secondary ...
  • Maät : die god wat in elkeen is 

    Ponelis, I. A. (Isabella Annanda) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The concept of Ma'at is crucial to Ancient Egyptian culture. In Ancient Egypt, Ma'at has two closely related manifestations: the cultural principle and the goddess. Ma'at as general cultural principle ...
  • Essene sectarianism as a Judaic alternative to Pharisaism and Sadduceanism 

    Botha, P. D. (Pieter Daniël) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Essenism is, according to the data being discussed in this thesis, closely associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls material and had alienated itself from Second Temple Judaism as manifested through both ...
  • Die sosiale en religieuse rol van die vrou in oud-Israel 

    Jacobs-Smith, Michelle Wilma (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The study investigates the social and religious roles of women in Ancient Israel. The thesis comprises of four parts. Chapter 1 focuses on the role of women in an anthropological perspective. We take ...
  • Die gode is naby 

    Ponelis, I. A. (Isabella Annanda) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The rise of Ancient Egyptian civilization by the end of the fourth millennium BC was essentially a religious process. The civilization developed from a religious core that was formed by and in the Nile ...
  • Political ideology : perspectives from the Bible 

    Wax, Kevin P. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Modern society is plagued by an intense conflict of political ideologies. These conflicts in many instances reflect very serious religious overtones. Each person or group claims the right to react to ...
  • City centres of the apostle Paul 

    Hardenberg, Benedict Ralph (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The apostle Paul was called and commissioned to the city centres of the eastern Mediterranean world. These city centres were places of power, trade, wealth and travel. They were the nerve centres of ...