Eleazar ben Kallir
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Poems by Eleazar ben Kallir
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Eleazar ben Kallir (or Killir) is considered the greatest representative of the classical paytanim (Jewish liturgical poets).

His poetry is known for its rich use of allusion, acrostics, repetition, and creative structure. The power of his poetry influenced subsequent generations of Jewish sacred poets for centuries after.

Poems by Eleazar ben Kallir


Recommended Books: Eleazar ben Kallir

The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse





Eleazar ben Kallir