Animal Imagery in the Book of Proverbs

Animal Imagery in the Book of Proverbs

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This book focuses on the zoological, literary, and conceptual aspects of animal imageries in Proverbs. Discussions of each animal's characteristics introduce analyses of the accompanying imageries' relationship to their literary setting and their rhetorical function within the worldview of Proverbs.15 See Alonso SchApkel, A Manual of Hebrew Poetics, pp. ... method of comparative philology and etymology across cognate Semitic languages; his example is the Hebrew word ab a#39;tortoisea#39;, whose Arabic cognate AŠab means a large lizard.

Title:Animal Imagery in the Book of Proverbs
Author:Tova Forti
Publisher:BRILL - 2008


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