Two Hymns As Praise Poems, Royal Ideology, And History In Ancient Israel And Ancient Egypt: A Comparative Reflection

@inproceedings{Hollis2011TwoHA,
  title={Two Hymns As Praise Poems, Royal Ideology, And History In Ancient Israel And Ancient Egypt: A Comparative Reflection},
  author={S. Hollis},
  year={2011}
}
Examination of hymns and poems from ancient Egypt about royal victories or presumed victories in battle shows a number of hymns and poems that employ language similar to that found within the biblical corpus. A comparison of 2 Samuel 22, ostensibly authored by David at the victorious conclusion of an undefined battle, with the thirteenth century BCE Israel Stela of Merneptah, that document so beloved by biblical scholars because of its reference to the people Israel, presents many interesting… Expand
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