Browsing Research Articles (Ancient Languages) by Title

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  • 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 ...
  • Swart, G.J. (Gerhardus Jacobus), 1955- (Unisa Press, 2015)
    In the words of Jan Willem van Henten (1997:296), the fourth book of Maccabees “presents itself to the reader, from the very beginning of the work, as a philosophical discourse about the dominance of devout reason over the ...
  • Rautenbach, Nicolene (Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2008)
    Psalm 87 is widely regarded as being notoriously problematic, posing difficulties on all levels. Despite all of the uncertainties that exegetes have regarding this psalm, almost all agree that the psalm deals with Zion ...
  • Allen, Garrick V. (Catholic Biblical Association of America, 2017-04)
    In this article, I examine the interplay of transmission and exegesis in Zechariah’s textual history, analyzing the strategies that early interpreters employed to create coherence in a difficult text. I use Zechariah's ...