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structure of classical Hebrew poetry

Isaiah 40-55

by Marjo C. A. Korpel

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. Isaiah XL-LV -- Language, style,
  • Hebrew poetry, Biblical -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby Marjo C.A. Korpel and Johannes C. de Moor.
    SeriesOudtestamentische studiën,, d. 41
    ContributionsMoor, Johannes Cornelis de, 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1520 .K67 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 752 p. ;
    Number of Pages752
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL384465M
    ISBN 109004112618
    LC Control Number98047026

    As part of the law, and, in fact, the foundational book of the Torah, to have thought the Hebrews considered it anything but historical truth would be to indicate they had no basis for their Law. They grammar and syntax of Hebrew poetry and Hebrew narrative are quite different, and Genesis is Hebrew narrative. Types of Parallelism in Hebrew Poetry: Poetic language in the psalms is set within the structure of biblical poetry. The most common and repeated structure is parallelism. In other words, biblical poetry consists of a distinctive type of sentence structure and it is called parallelism.

    Arabic poetry adhered closely to its classical language and had both meter and rhyme. Its themes oflove, wine, women, war, friendship, and parting gave expression to values of secular Arabic leisure life, set in a garden rather than in a mosque, and went hand in hand with the courtier society that Jews had come to admire and wish to reproduce. Filed under: Love poetry, Hebrew -- History and criticism. The Book of Delight, and Other Papers, by Israel Abrahams (Gutenberg text) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Hebrew poetry, Biblical -- History and criticism. An Attempt to Delineate the Characteristic Structure of Classical (Biblical) Hebrew Poetry.

    In this extensive and eclectic reconsideration of classical Hebrew poetics, O’Connor evaluates the assumptions that have guided scholars for more than two hundred years. The result is “a great leap forward in the analysis and interpretation of early Hebrew poetry.” (David Noel Freedman) Hebrew Verse Structure () by Michael Patrick O'Connor. More than a third of the Old Testament is poetry in Hebrew, including most of Job, the Psalms, Solomon's books, and the greater part of the prophets; technically, however, in the usage of the Jews, the three poetic books of the Old Testament are Job, Psalms, and Proverbs, which have a system of accentuation peculiar to themselves.


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Structure of classical Hebrew poetry by Marjo C. A. Korpel Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this work the authors make use of text divisions found in ancient Hebrew, Greek and Syriac manuscripts of Isaiah (Deutero-Isaiah).

For the first time the poetic structure of the text is based on controllable evidence structure of classical Hebrew poetry book is roughly years older than the medieval Masoretic manuscripts on which all modern editions are by: 6. The Structure of Classical Hebrew Poetry: Isaiah - Marjo Christina Annette Korpel, Johannes Cornelis de Moor - Google Books Exegesis starts with the delimitation of the pericope to be.

The rest of the book covers various techniques and aspect of BH poetry, such as metre, parallelism, stanza, strophe, verse-patterns, sounds, imagery and other poetic devices.

The typical bibliography, indexes, etc. are of course at the end of the book. Watson's work is one of those landmark studies that moved the field forward a great by: This classic study was made available at the following website:.

Classical Hebrew Poetry: A Guide to Its Techniques (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies) Wilfred G. Watson. out of 5 stars 1. Paperback. $ Reading Biblical Narratives Yairah Amit. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Only 11 left in stock (more on the way).Cited by: This study of antithesis in biblical poetry arose out of the author’s previous work on merism in his doctoral dissertation.

The present work seeks to focus on the phenomenon of antithesis per se, and to examine its role in representative examples of various biblical genres: “epic,” “psalmic,” “prophetic,” and “didactic” literature.

In this extensive and eclectic reconsideration of classical Hebrew poetics, O'Connor evaluates the assumptions that have guided scholars for more than two hundred years. The result is "a great leap forward in the analysis and interpretation of early Hebrew poetry /5(3).

THE STRUCTURE (R. Harrison, Introduction to the Old Testament, pp) A. Bishop Robert Lowth in his book, Lectures on the Sacred Poetry of the Hebrews () was the first to characterize biblical poetry as balanced lines of thought.

Most modern English translations are formatted to show the lines of poetry. The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (NPEPP) in general is a fabulous resource, not only on biblical Hebrew poetics and the like but for any topic related to poetry and poetics—the NPEPP offers the field’s consensus opinion on all such topics.

O’Connor, M. Hebrew Verse Structure. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, Just as the Shahnameh represents the most celebrated example of Persian epic poetry, Rumi’s Mas̲navī is exceptional in the didactic Sufi tradition of Persian poetry.

Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (–), often referred to by his honorary name Mawlana (Mevlana), was born in Balkh province (present-day Afghanistan) and over the course of his life lived in Nishapur, Baghdad. Get this from a library.

The structure of classical Hebrew poetry: Isaiah [Marjo C A Korpel; Johannes C de Moor]. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Major themes and characteristics: The Bible is the literature of faith, not of scientific observation or historical demonstration.

God’s existence as a speculative problem has no interest for the biblical writers. What is problematical for them is the human condition and destiny before God. The great biblical themes are about God, his revealed. Form critic, Nils Lund, acknowledged Jewish and classical patterns of writing in the New Testament, including the use of chiastic structures throughout.

The writer of the book of Ephesians uses a chiastic structure to bracket the entire book. A Grace to you B and peace (Eph ) Bʹ Peace be to the whole community (Eph. An Attempt to Delineate the Characteristic Structure of Classical (Biblical) Hebrew Poetry.

Beverly, Australia: Bookleaf Publishing, Beverly, Australia: Bookleaf Publishing, Search through the bibliography to see all of the citations on chiasmus. Not even the parallelismus membrorum is an absolutely certain indication of ancient Hebrew poetry. This "parallelism" occurs in the portions of the Hebrew Bible that are at the same time marked frequently by the so-called dialectus poetica; it consists in a remarkable correspondence in the ideas expressed in two successive units (hemistiches, verses, strophes, or larger units).

poetry At some point, a biblical line has a sufficient constellation or cluster of poetic attributes for it to round the corner and acquire the label “poetry.” The stronger the poetic qualities, the higher the line falls on the poetry arm of the 2.

James L. Kugel best makes this observation in The Idea of Biblical Poetry: Parallelism. Hebrew Verse Structure Michael Patrick O'Connor. In this extensive and eclectic reconsideration of classical Hebrew poetics, O’Connor evaluates the assumptions that have guided scholars for more than two hundred years.

The result is “a great leap forward in the analysis and interpretation of early Hebrew poetry.” (David Noel Freedman).

But classical models can be misleading; although it is possible to recognize rhythms in Hebrew poetry, for example, the poetry is not based on a metrical system. Further, unlike much English poetry, rhyme is virtually unknown in Hebrew poetry.

Rather than using meter or rhyme, Hebrew poetry uses patterns of repetition. In fact, years later, few are yet aware of the prevalence and nature of scriptural poetry in the Book of Mormon.

One of the most impressive types of Hebrew poetry is called parallelism. Robert Lowth is usually credited with drawing attention to the importance of this form. Why does this book have the exact same name "Classical Hebrew Poetry: A Guide to Its Techniques" as an earlier volume by Wilfred Watson, which I think is highly regarded.

Is this a mistake or is Mary Watkins editing the earlier text or something?4/5(1). Hebrew poetry has much in common with the poetry of most of the ancient Near East, particularly the Canaanite poetic literature discovered at Ras main features are rhythm and rhythm, which is difficult to determine precisely because the proper pronunciation of ancient Hebrew is unknown, is based upon a system of stressed syllables that follows the thought structure.Filed under: Hebrew poetry, Biblical -- History and criticism.

An Attempt to Delineate the Characteristic Structure of Classical (Biblical) Hebrew Poetry, by Donald Broadribb (PDF at Wayback Machine) Filed under: Love poetry, Hebrew -- History and criticism.

The Book of Delight, and Other Papers, by Israel Abrahams (Gutenberg text). This large-scale manual, rich in detail, exegesis and bibliography, provides guidelines for the analysis and appreciation of Hebrew verse. Topics include oral poetry, metre, parallelism and forms of the strophe and stanza/5(3).