In The Spotlight: South Africa

One can always do better, or as in the old Egyptian saying of Ptahhotep: “The limits of art are not reached, 
no artist’s skills are perfect”.

Professor Izak Cornelius,  Researcher/Teacher, University of Stellenbosch

Can you tell the readers something about yourself?

I was born near Cape Town, but completed my schooling in Pretoria. After that I studied Theology and Semitic Languages/Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Stellenbosch and the University of Tübingen in Germany. My dissertation was on foreign trade in the Mari texts under the guidance of Charles Fensham, who was a student of Albright and Hannes Olivier, a student of Fensham but also the Assyriologist Donald Wiseman. Continue reading In The Spotlight: South Africa