A Major Contribution to Song of Songs Scholarship@@@The Song of Songs and the Ancient Egyptian Love Songs

  title={A Major Contribution to Song of Songs Scholarship@@@The Song of Songs and the Ancient Egyptian Love Songs},
  author={Jack M. Sasson and Michael V. Fox},
  journal={Journal of the American Oriental Society},
  • J. Sasson, M. Fox
  • Published 1 October 1987
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the American Oriental Society
This article welcomes M. Fox's, The Song of Songs and the Ancient Egyptian Love Songs; but it also critically reviews his initial assumptions regarding the relationship between Hebrew and Egyptian love poetry. It then proceeds to suggest alternate ways of understanding a number of cruxes in canticles. THIS VERY WELCOME ADDITION to the studies of the Song of Songs features a bonus that should attract Egyptologists as well as specialists in Near Eastern and comparative literature: an elaborate… 

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