• 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 ...
    • 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 ...