The Bird and the Mountains: A Note on Psalm 11

This paper demonstrates that the bird and the mountains phrase in Ps 11:1 compares well with a common metaphor relating to siege warfare and military conquest found in Neo-Assyrian royal inscriptions and considers the resulting implications.

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Bibliographic Details
Published in:Vetus Testamentum
Main Author: Quine, Cat
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Brill 2017
In: Vetus Testamentum
Year: 2017, Volume: 67, Issue: 3, Pages: 470-479
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Bible. Psalmen 11,1 / Assyria / Royal inscription / Metaphor
IxTheo Classification:HB Old Testament
TC Pre-Christian history ; Ancient Near East
Further subjects:B Psalms Neo-Assyrian royal inscriptions Siege warfare
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Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:This paper demonstrates that the bird and the mountains phrase in Ps 11:1 compares well with a common metaphor relating to siege warfare and military conquest found in Neo-Assyrian royal inscriptions and considers the resulting implications.
ISSN:1568-5330
Contains:In: Vetus Testamentum
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/15685330-12341283