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Bibil Identifier bibil:204277
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) An Underappreciated Medical Allusion in Amos 6,6?
Author McGarry, Eugene P.
Journal Biblica (Volume: 90, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Year (Second publication) 2009
Language English
Pages 559-563 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In the ancient Mediterranean world, olive oil and wine had medicinal as well as culinary and (in the case of olive oil) cosmetic applications. Amos may be playing on the multiple uses of these items when he condemns banqueters for drinking wine and anointing themselves while ignoring the “wound of Joseph”.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Medicine
Pericopes Amos 6,4-6,6
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