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Delilah (Biblical figure)

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Works: 149 works in 262 publications in 4 languages and 7,400 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Religious fiction  Juvenile works  Filmed operas  Music videos  Motion pictures  Musical settings  Biography  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PS3613.A3495, 782.1
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Publications about Delilah
Most widely held works about Delilah
    The book of Samson by David Maine( Book )
    4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
    The biblical hero Samson offers his own perspective on the dynamics of his love affair with the beautiful and scheming seductress Dalila, in a retelling of the biblical story
    Delilah : a novel by India Edghill( Book )
    3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
    This inventive retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah is a tale of political turmoil, searing betrayal, and forbidden love
    Samson and Delilah : opera in three acts by Camille Saint-Saëns( score )
    7 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
    Samson and Delilah ( visu )
    9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
    As told in the Old Testament, Samson's betrayal by Delilah left him in slavery. But Samson's epic revenge vanquished his Philistine foes and made him one of the greatest heroes of the Bible
    Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
    17 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and German and held by 479 libraries worldwide
    The story of the Bible's legendary strongman and the woman who seduces, then betrays him
    Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( visu )
    11 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in French and English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
    Closely follows the biblicasl tale of the struggle between the Hebrews and the Philistines and the downfall of Samson in the hands of the temptress Dalila"--Container
    Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( Sound Recording )
    5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in French and held by 352 libraries worldwide
    This Biblical tale of the overwhelming love between a Jewish leader (Samson) and a Philistine beauty (Dalila) that turns sour and destroys them both has inspired numerous composers. But it's easy to see why Saint-Saëns's opera has remained a favorite--not only with audiences but also with great singing actors. Seldom has Dalila been so sultry and seductive, or Samson's fall from strong man to blind prisoner been so wrenching. With enticing Risë Stevens and heroic Mario Del Monaco in the titles roles, and Martial Singher as the High Priest, this stunning performance is a true gem
    Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( score )
    10 editions published between 1892 and 1998 in French and English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
    Samson by Jacquelin Thomas( Book )
    4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
    Samson Taylor has just been installed as assistant pastor at a thriving North Carolina church. Handsome and charismatic, Samson is controlled by his lust for beautiful women, a weakness that stirs up trouble, heartache, betrayal, and damaging rumors. Samson tries harder than ever to keep his temptations in check. Then he meets Delinda. . . .Beautiful, irresistibly sexy, and married to a famous NBA star, Delinda has Samson dangerously head-over-heels in love ... Inspired by the Biblical tale of Samson and Delilah, Jacquelin Thomas powerfully portrays a modern-day pastor's dance with earthly desires
    Samson and Delilah by Catherine Storr( Book )
    1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
    Recounts the Old Testament story of Samson's remarkable strength and Delilah's betrayal of him to the Philistines
    Husband of Delilah, a novel by Eric Linklater( Book )
    3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
    Based on the well known Bible story from the Book of Judges, the author has set the scene of Samon's exploits in a timeless world. The wilderness is controlled by the Commissioners of Philistine Frontier Police. Samson is shown more as a well known eccentric rather than a popular leader and Delilah is portrayed as a wealthy fashionable harlot, who has fallen desperately in love with him
    Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns( Sound Recording )
    3 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in French and Undetermined and held by 179 libraries worldwide
    Delilah by Eleanor De Jong( Book )
    4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
    In the ancient Holy Land, the Israelites and the Philistines are locked in bitter conflict. Samson - a seemingly unbeatable adversary - has come to symbolise Israelite defiance and the dominant Philistines are desperate to uncover the secret of his power. Delilah - desirable, headstrong and reckless - is tired of living the dull life of a demure maiden. She wants more, and tempted by an offer she can't refuse, is persuaded to make a bargain. But this is no easy game of win or lose. Instead, Delilah makes an astonishing discovery, one that she could never have imagined. But a sequence of events has been put in motion and only a miracle can change the course of history
    Samson and Delilah love and betrayal ( visu )
    3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
    This program tells the story of Samson, a Hebrew judge of tremendous strength, and Delilah, the Philistine woman he loved who betrayed him. The program uses interviews with experts and historians, rare paintings and artifacts, and film footage from the region
    The book of Samson by David Maine( Sound Recording )
    10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
    The biblical hero Samson offers his own perspective on the dynamics of his love affair with the beautiful and scheming seductress Dalila, in a retelling of the biblical story
    Desired : a novel of Samson and Delilah by Ginger Garrett( Book )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
    Meet the legendary Samson as you've never known him before ... through the eyes of the three women who loved him. Before Samson was an Old Testament legend, he was a prodigal son, an inexperienced suitor, a vengeful husband, and a lost soul driven by his own weakness. This is his story as told by three strong women who loved him--the nagging, manipulative mother who pushed him toward greatness, the hapless Philistine bride whose betrayal propelled him into notoriety, and the emotionally damaged seductress--the famous Delilah--who engineered his downfall and propelled him to his destiny. "Desired "celebrates the God of Israel's to work powerfully in the midst of hopes, fears, desires, and sorrows
    Samson y Delilah ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 76 libraries worldwide
    A powerful man made weak from passion suffers the consequences in a spellbinding story of strength and betrayal in this animated children's feature
    Samson and Delilah by Maxine Nodel( Book )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
    Samson and Delilah ( visu )
    2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
    The story of Samson and Delilah serves as a reminder that all men and women must abide by the will of God
 
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Dalila (Biblical figure)
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English (75)
French (25)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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