Cantos and Strophes in Biblical Hebrew Poetry III: Psalms 90 150 and Psalm 1 (Oudtestamentische Studien, Old Testament Studies)

Cantos and Strophes in Biblical Hebrew Poetry III: Psalms 90 150 and Psalm 1 (Oudtestamentische Studien, Old Testament Studies)


This quantity bargains with the rhetoric, the formal and thematic framework, of Psalms 90-150 (the Fourth and 5th booklet of the Psalter). it's the end of the Psalms undertaking all started with Psalms 1-41, OTS fifty three (2006), and persisted with Psalms 42-89, OTS fifty seven (2010). Formal and thematic units display that the psalms are composed of a constant development of cantos (stanzas) and strophes. The formal units specially contain quantitative stability at the point of the cantos by way of verselines, verbal repetitions, and (on the extent of the strophes) transition markers. The quantitative method of a psalm by way of verselines, cola and/or phrases more often than not basically discloses a focal message. this huge research is rounded off through an up to date advent to the canto layout of biblical poetry (including the ebook of activity, Lamentations, the Songs of Songs, Deutero-Isaiah and different significant poems of the Hebrew Bible).

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