This page contains a bibliography which details the history of Classics in South Africa and lists some of the early reports on the Association published in Acta Classica.

History of Classics in South Africa

Information about the History of Classical Studies in South Africa is available in the following references:

  • Dominik, W. J. 1992. ‘Quo Vadimus? Classics at the Crossroads’. Theoria 80: 164-170.
  • Dominik, W. J. 1995. ‘Meeting the Educational Crisis of the Post-Apartheid Era: The Classics Foundation Course at the University of Natal’. Classical Outlook 72.4: 122-125.
  • Dominik, W. J. 2006. ‘Africa.’ In Gentry, F. G. (ed.) Brill’s New Pauly. Encyclopedia of the Ancient Word: The Classical Tradition 2. Leiden. Pp. 64–68.
  • Dominik, W. J. 2003. ‘Süd Afrika.’ In Riedel, V. (ed.) Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike. Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte Sco–Z. 15.3. Stuttgart. Pp. 342–346.
  • Henderson, W. J. 1989. ‘South Africa: Greek and Latin Philology.’ In Arighetti, G. (ed.) La filologia greca e latina nel secolo XX. Rome. Pp. 823-851.
  • Lambert, M. 1989. ‘Classics: A Bridge between Two Worlds’. Theoria 73: 19-24.
  • Lambert, M. 2011. The Classics and South African Identities. London: Duckworth.
  • Mackay, E. A. 1986. ‘Classics and the Multicultural Class.’ In Blacquiere, A. (ed.) Intercultural Issues in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (Proceedings of the SAARDHE conference, Pietermaritzburg 1986). Pietermaritzburg. Pp. 176-181.
  • Mackay, E. A. 1999. ‘Classics in South Africa: A Way Forward’. Akroterion 44: 79-90.
  • Matier, K. O. 1986. ‘De studiis Latinis in Africa australi anglice scriptis.’ In Dilke, O. and Townend, G. (edd.), Britannia Latina: Acta omnium gentium ac nationum conventus sexti Latinis litteris linguaeque fovendis. Durham. Pp. 175-79.
  • Parker, G. (ed.) 2017. South Africa, Greece, Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Scourfield, D. 1992. ‘The Classics after Apartheid’. Classical Journal 88.1: 43-54.
  • Smuts, F. 1960. ‘Classical Scholarship and the Teaching of Classics at Cape Town and Stellenbosch’. Acta Classica 3: 7-31.
  • Smuts, F. 1976. ‘Die Klassieke in Suid-Afrika 1930-1976’. Akroterion 21.4: 11-21.
  • Whitaker, R. 1997. ‘The Classics in South African Society–Past, Present and Future’. Acta Classica 40: 5-14.

Reports on the Classical Association of South Africa