In a recently published monograph, Lamentation
over the Destruction of Ur (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2014), 5ff.
Samet compares typical idioms used in the lamentation
texts, showing that there are several similar idioms used in all these laments when it comes to describing the devastation: 'to roar', 'as an overflowing flood', 'to smash heads', 'to consume indiscriminately', 'Sumer writhes as in snare', 'to sweep', and 'The land-annihilating storm silenced the city'.
The Sunday Mail has teamed up with blinkbox Books to imagine how the thrilling plot of CJ Samson's bestselling novel Lamentation
might be told as a news report in our paper.
The story of Lamentation
, while more than a mere mystery, focuses largely on Jay's efforts to find his brother before the authorities do, and to expose a deeper, ugly truth hidden in a missing computer hard drive.
On the Supraphon album, in the second Friday Lamentation
the ensemble employs the chalumeau, prescribed by the composer himself, brilliantly played by Igor Frantisak (the instrument is not heard on the older recording--at the time when it was made the chalumeau was far from being commonly played by ensembles specialised in performing early music on period instruments; for that matter, is still not common today).
In this way, over two years, I collected many lament repertoires, but because of the sensitivity of my presence as an onlooker at funerals, only twice was I allowed to witness lamentation
at an actual funeral and see the interactional dynamics between "the one who begins" (il-badaya) and "the one who responds" (illi bitrudd caleha).
The Latin word for this turn would be convetere, and its development may be traced through four texts broken down into two pairs: The first pair consists of The Lamentations
of Jeremy, for the most part according to Tremellius and "Good Friday, 1613.
Image: Kehinde Wiley, Lamentation
over the Dead Christ (2008); oil on canvas, 112 x 131 inches.
, with its biblical models in the 137th psalm and the Book of Lamentations
, undergirds Shreiber's discussion of two firmly secular poets, Adrienne Rich and Irena Klepfisz.
Or, again, in dealing with the lived memory of the city's destruction, Lamentation
abandons themes of cosmic involvement.
The brief, terse sentences combining factual rendition with poetical lamentation
using biblical rhetoric are the product of an effort to capture the flavor of cruelty, suffering, and despair of his Nazi camp experience.
The fields where they landed below Brynsiencyn are still known as the Field of the Long Battle and the Field of Bitter Lamentation