B.Mus (Education), Stellenbosch
MA, DLitt (Latin Literature), Stellenbosch
Areas of Specialisation
Courses Taught in 2021
Greek 178 - New Testament Greek for Beginners
Latin 348 - Augustine's Confessions
Honours in Latin - Augustine's Contra Fortunatum
Current Research Projects
The intersection between autobiographical narrative and protreptic communicative purpose in first-person accounts from the first to the third centuries CE.
Factuality and ficionality in ancient first-person narratives
The Rhetoric of the Contra Fortunatum
Selected Publications - Books
O. Alieva, A. Kotzé & S. van der Meeren (eds.)
When Wisdom Calls. Philosophical Protreptic in Antiquity
Selected Publications - Articles and Essays
The Use of Scripture in Augustine’s Confessions. In The Bible in Christian North Africa. Part 1: Commencement to the Council of Carthage (180 to 397 C.E.). Edited by Jonathan Yates and Anthony Dupont, 343-366. Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter. 2020.
Augustine and the Remaking of Martyrdom. In Wiley Blackwell Companion to Christian Martyrdom. Edited by Paul Middleton, 135-150. Chichester: Wiley. 2020.
The Structure and Genre of the Confessions. In The Cambridge Companion to Augustine’s Confessions, 28-45. Edited by Tarmo Toom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2020.
Augustine addressing God and man in the Confessions. In Prayer and Contemplation in Late Antiquity. Edited by Eleni Pachoumi and Mark Edwards, 139-155. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. 2018.
Autobiography and Protreptic. In When Wisdom Calls. Philosophical Protreptic in Antiquity. Edited by Olga Alieva, Annemaré Kotzé and Sophie van der Meeren, 365-386. Turnhout: Brepols. 2018.
Augustine on Himself. In Augustine in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017.
Protreptik. In Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum. 372-393. Edited by Heorg Schöllgen et al. Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann. 2017.
Perspectives on three instances of Greek autobiographical writing from the fourth century B.C.E. Classical World 109 (2015): 39-67.
Autobiography. (Greco-Roman Antiquity and New Testament). In The Encyclopaedia of the Bible and its Reception, 131-136. Edited by H.-J. Klauck, B. McGinn, C. Seow, H. Spieckermann, B.D. Walfish, E. Ziolkowski. Berlin: De Gruyter. 2011.
The ‘Anti-Manichaean’ Passage in Confessions 3 and its ‘Manichaean Audience.’ Vigiliae Christianae 62 (2008): 187-200.
- Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (Berlin: Freie Universität & Humboldt Universität). 2012-2013.
Coordinator: The Living Antiquity Project (2019 to the present).
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Academic Appointments and Promotions Committee (2018-2019)
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Transformation Committee (2018-2019)
Stellenbosch University: Institutional Transformation Committee (2019-2020)
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Teaching Committee: Chair (2013-2014)