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Bibil Identifier bibil:260980
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Vögel als Entsorger negativer Kräfte in biblischen, ägyptischen und altorientalischen Texten
Author Bojowald, Stefan
Journal Biblica (Volume: 101, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2020
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2020
Year (Copyright) 2020
Year (Reference) 2020
Year (Second publication) 2020
Language German
Pages 272-276 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This short paper compares Hebrew and Egyptian text passages on the role of birds as disposers of negative forces. Lev 14,49-53 describes the cleansing of a house from leprosy by letting fly a bird. In the Egyptian case, P. Ramesseum 3 B 33, a swallow symbolically takes away a childhood sickness. Comparable motifs are also found in Hittite and Babylonian texts.
DOI 10.2143/BIB.101.2.3288266
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Birds
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Literature
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Methods : Diachronic Methods : Motif Criticism (Motivkritik)
Pericopes Leviticus 14,49-14,53
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