Browsing Masters Degrees (Ancient Studies) by Title

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Browsing Masters Degrees (Ancient Studies) by Title

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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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • De Kock, Annemarie (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
    The aim of this study is to effectively render into Afrikaans the impact of the Latin text of Catullus for readers living through another language, within another culture. The challenge not only lies in transporting the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lyle, Kristopher Aaron (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis provides a critical assessment of the semantic potential of two Biblical Hebrew lexemes: עִם and אֵת . Previous lexical inquiries of the target lexemes provide the impetus for the current ...
  • Viviers, D. S. (Daniele Siobhan) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The analysis of the system of speculative thought of Plato and Zoroaster, as found in Plato's Timaeus and Zoroaster's Gathas, seeks to compare a well-known philosophy, that of Plato, to a lesser known ...
  • Brand, Nadine (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
    The purpose of this thesis is to discuss the concept of the sanus homo as presented by Celsus in the de Medicina. The first (introductory) chapter outlines the importance of Celsus’ de Medicina in the study of Roman ...
  • 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 ...
  • Conroy, Dene (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In the Epistulae Morales Seneca presents his moral philosophy. Scholars such as Hadot, Mans and Smuts have studied Seneca's moral philosophy in the Epistulae Morales. The question is, how does Seneca ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...