Ancient Studies
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The Department's research focuses on the following areas:

  • Influence and reception of the ancient world in contemporary South Africa 
  • Study of ancient languages and cultures in the digital age
  • Religion, philosophy and morality in ancient texts
  • Material culture and imagery, art and iconography
  • Bible languages, translation and interpretation
  • Museum and heritage studies
  • Greek and Latin literature, individual and society
  • Ancient cultures: methodology and interpretation models
  • Afro-Asiatic and African languages
  • Linguistics

More information about the focus areas is available here.