Browsing Research Articles (Ancient Languages) by Title

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  • Kritzinger, J.P.K. (Jacobus) (AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-08-29)
    This article is intended as a case study to introduce students to the life and work of St Jerome, and more specifically to his exegetical method. Letter 21 to Pope Damasus contains Jerome’s interpretation of the parable ...
  • Van der Bergh, Ronald Henry (New Testament Society of South Africa, 2008)
    Many a theological statement has been deduced from alleged changes to the text of the Septuagint by the author of Hebrews. These deductions do not always keep in mind the different textual traditions of the Septuagint text. ...
  • Allen, Garrick V. (Walter de Gruyter, 2015-01)
    The book of Revelation relentlessly alludes to Jewish scripture. Linguistic and thematic material from these works is enmeshed throughout the entirety of the Apocalypse. The gravid biblicism of this work and its manifest ...
  • Botha, Philippus Jacobus (Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2004)
    Psalm 36 is a beautiful and masterfully crafted poem that once served to enhance the unity and conviction of a group of Yahweh worshippers. The strategy of the author seems to have been an attempt to create dissociation ...
  • Botha, Philippus Jacobus (Department of Ancient Languages, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The first hymn in Ephrem the Syrian’s cycle Contra Haereses is translated and analysed in terms of its rhetorical and argumentative features. It seems that Ephrem used various rhetorical strategies to construct a polarity ...
  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953- (Faculty of Theology of the University of the Orange Free State, 2009-12)
    The aim of this article is to study what Chrysostom said about theft and robbery in his community. His homilies on the New Testament will be scrutinized for information on this negative feature of the ancient world, since ...
  • Kritzinger, J.P.K. (Jacobus) (Brill Open, 2017)
    In her commentary on Jerome’s Vita Malchi, in the section called ‘Literary form and texture’ Gray discusses the existing literature on which Jerome drew in composing Vita Malchi. She provides a detailed account of the ...
  • Antonovics, Janis; Kritzinger, J.P.K. (Jacobus) (Cambridge University Press, 2016-09)
    This study presents the first translation from Latin to English of the Linnaean dissertation Mundus invisibilis or The Invisible World, submitted by Johannes Roos in 1769. The dissertation highlights Linnaeus's conviction ...
  • Schader, Jo-Mari (Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2010)
    Psalm 47 is investigated intertextually with Psalms 46 and 48 in terms of their representation of space to determine to where Yahweh ascends in Psalm 47:6. An overview is also given of the theory of Critical Spatiality as ...
  • Kilchör, Benjamin; Weber, Beat, 1955- (Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2014)
    This study combines a description of the communication structures in Ps 50 with an investigation of the underlying (Pentateuchal) traditions and their use in the psalm. This psalm, predominantly composed of prophetic ...
  • Barkhuizen, J.H., 1940- (Insitute for Afro-Hellenic Studies, 2010)
    Although the use of imagery in Early Christian and Byzantine homiletics can be defined as common device, one does often find examples (i.e. homilies) which are marked by an almost excessive use thereof, such as Amphilochius‘ ...
  • Van der Bergh, Ronald Henry (New Testament Society of South Africa, 2013)
    This article seeks to highlight the problematic use of the term βάρβαρος in the Acts of the Apostles (28:2, 4). In the ancient world this term could function as an ethnic and linguistic marker to designate another people ...
  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953- (Institute for Afro-Hellenic Studies, 2012)
    In this study I will critically discuss Chrysostom’s treatment of power and violence in his “Commentary on Psalms”. When the Jews suffer from violence, Chrysostom believes that it is justified because they have tortured ...
  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953- (Insitute for Afro-Hellenic Studies, 2013)
    In this study I will critically discuss Chrysostom's treatment of power and violence in his "Commentary on Psalms". When the Jews suffer from violence, Chrysostom believes that it is justified because they have tortured ...
  • Potgieter, Annette (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-05-20)
    Psalm 26 is interpreted by the majority of scholars as a cultic psalm. This has limited research on Psalm 26. There are clear traces of sapiential influence in Psalm 26 concerning its intricately well-thought concentric ...
  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    One of the latest translations of the Bible in Afrikaans is DieBybel- @kinders.co.za. The target group of this Bible is kids. Since this is a children's Bible, the scientific basis of this project is often overlooked. In ...
  • Mondriaan, Marlene Elizabeth (Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2011)
    This article examines the Kenite tribe, particularly considering their importance as suggested by the Kenite hypothesis. According to this hypothesis, the Kenites, and the Midianites, were the peoples who introduced ...
  • Straeuli, Christian (Department of Ancient Studies, Stellenbosch University, 2011)
    The battle of Leuctra was fought in 371 BC and represents a turning point in Greek history. For a long time the Spartans had held military dominance on any battlefield they entered, but this battle put an end to that ...
  • Dunn, Geoffrey D. (Brill Open, 2019)
    The Bible has a variety of perspectives on old age. On the one hand, as exemplified in Ps 91(90):16 and 92(91):15, old age is a sign of God’s blessing and the elderly are held in high regard as valuable, while on the ...
  • Botha, Philippus Jacobus; Potgieter, J.H. (Johan Hendrik), 1952- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-12)
    This article investigates some of the similarities between the Torah-psalms and Psalm 33. It is suggested that the ‘Torah-psalms’ should be re-contextualised and understood as part of a postexilic endeavour to provide an ...