oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - De corrigendis adulescentiae studiis: die herstel van ons adakemiese studies

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141



During August 1518 a Swabian humanist, Philipp Schwarzerd delivered his inaugural address as newly appointed Professor of Greek at the University of Wittenberg. The ideas in this speech were subsequently elaborated in countless declamations, disputations and handbooks. Now attempts to present anew this very significant 'declamatio' by way of an Afrikaans translation, and to clear upa few of the numerous obscurities of the original text.

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