Song of Solomon

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Song of Solomon

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Song of Solomon

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(Bible) the Song of Solomon a book of the Old Testament consisting of a collection of dramatic love poems traditionally ascribed to Solomon. Also known as: the Song of Songs or the Canticle of Canticles
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Noun1.Song of Solomon - an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature - any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
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Totally different stylistic criteria came with Chansons by Debussy and Ravel, linguistically deft, fey and ironic, and with the overloaded voluptuousness of Le Cantique des Cantiques by Daniel-Lesur (nice to have heard this once).
L'image de la fiancee presentee dans le livre biblique du Cantique des Cantiques De Salomon est aussi choisie par Nodier qui l'utilise pour completer la description de son personnage fantastique, Jeannie, dans Trilby.
Comme Beyala l'a fait dans C'est le soleil qui m'a brulee ou elle cite un vers de Cantique des Cantiques de Salomon, poete-roi, comme titre et un extrait du meme texte comme epigraphe, elle recourt au poeme de Senghor, poete-president, pour constituer le titre et l'exergue de son douzieme roman, Femme nue, femme noire.