Thursday, February 20, 2020

Empirical models for the Song of Deborah?

PROF. AARON KOLLER: Composing the Song of Deborah: Empirical Models (
The Song of Deborah in Judges 5 is similar to both Arabic qaṣīdā poetry and ancient Egyptian epic poetry. How should we categorize it? Is it like the former, and composed orally by a bard, or like the latter, and composed by a royal scribe?

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