Definition of Canticle of canticles

1. Noun. An Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later.

Definition of Canticle of canticles

1. Proper noun. (biblical) Also known as Canticles, an alternative name for the Song of Solomon, a book of the Bible in the Old Testament. ¹

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Literary usage of Canticle of canticles

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Canticle of Canticles (Heb. ОП'Ц'Л Ttr, Gr. CONTENTS AND EXPOSITION. — The book describes the love for each other of Solomon and the ..."

2. Special Introduction to the Study of the Old Testament by Francis Ernest Gigot (1906)
"CHAPTER VL THE canticle of canticles. § 1. Name and Unity of the Work. I. Name. ... The Canticle of Canticles is read at the Passover. 1 Exodus xxvi, 33. ..."

3. The Home and Foreign Review (1863)
"The contrary is proved by their commentary on the Canticle of Canticles, and by their frequent habit of taking texts for their sermons from the Old ..."

4. A General and Critical Introduction to the Study of Holy Scripture by Andrew Edward Breen (1897)
"The world has nothing more precious than the day on which the Canticle of Canticles was given to Israel. All the Hagiographa are holy, but the Canticle of ..."

5. The Christian Examiner (1854)
"Canticle of Canticles of which of Solomon, that is to say, one of the Canticles of Solomon, as Lanci literally interprets." Mr. Gliddon is mistaken. ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1865)
"The translation, however, of the “Canticle of Canticles” (Cantar de los Cantares) is considered to have been one of the earliest of his works. ..."

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