Ancient Studies
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Research Focus & Output


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

                    • Methodology and interpretation models for the study of ancient societies

                    • Linguistics​


Research outputs by Ancient Studies staff, by year:​​​​​

2019       2018         2017        2016​​       2015