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Bibil Identifier bibil:151839
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Belsazar - die literarische Karriere eines biblischen Bösewichts
Author Schöpflin, Karin
Journal Berliner Theologische Zeitschrift (Volume: 25, Issue: 2)
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language German
Pages 324-357 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract From the end of the Middle Ages (Chaucer) up to the middle of the 18th century (Handel/Jennens) Belshazzar appeared as an exemplary villain intended to warn princes (Sachs) or unrepentant sinners (Calderón). After Goethe's exceptional sentimental hero - the first who is no more confronted with Daniel and his wisdom - Romantic lyrics imply a political message in Belshazzar's story (Byron, Heine). Anders explicitly only mentions the writing on the wall, also associating a political dimension.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Literature
Pericopes Daniel 5
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