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Re: [ANE-2] Image of a Saraph

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  • Donald R. Vance, Ph.D.
    Thank you Stefan and all who responded. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 17 , Sep 23, 2006
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      Thank you Stefan and all who responded.
      On Sep 23, 2006, at 5:48 AM, Stefan Schorch wrote:

      > Stager's suggestion relies on a very influential monograph by O.
      > Keel, and there you may find most of the relevant iconographic
      > material:
      >
      > Othmar Keel: Jahwe-Visionen und Siegelkunst. Stuttgart 1977
      > (Stuttgarter Bibelstudien; 84/85).
      >
      > Although Keel's suggestion that the Seraphim are winged snakes has
      > been followed by most scholars, this connection does have some weak
      > points.
      >
      > Others suggested that Hebrew SARAP should rather be connected with
      > Egyptian SRF/SFR "griffon", see:
      >
      > Ludwig Morenz/Stefan Schorch: Der Seraph in der Hebräischen Bibel
      > und in Altägypten. Orientalia 66 (1997), 365-386.
      >
      > The study includes photographs and drawings of depictions of
      > griffon from Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.
      >
      > Stefan
      >
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      > Stefan Schorch
      > Docent for Hebrew and Old Testament studies
      > Kirchliche Hochschule Bethel
      > Bielefeld, Germany
      >
      > www.schorch.at
      >
      > -------- Original-Nachricht --------
      > Datum: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 14:53:45 -0500
      > Von: "Donald R. Vance, Ph.D." <donaldrvance@...>
      > An: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      > Betreff: [ANE-2] Image of a Saraph
      >
      > > Some years ago in a session of SBL devoted to King and Stager's Life
      > > in Biblical Israel, Stager stated that Saraphs are represented in
      > > Egyptian iconography as winged cobras. I have been unable to find
      > any
      > > photographs of such depictions (i.e., winged cobras) anywhere. Does
      > > anyone know where such may be found (either print or Web)? (Is there
      > > some way to search the web for images using such a descriptor?)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Donald R. Vance, Ph.D.
      > > Professor of Biblical Languages and Literature
      > > Oral Roberts University
      > > dvance@...
      > > donaldrvance@...
      > >
      > >
      >
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      > PD Dr. Stefan Schorch
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