About This Text
Composed: c.500 BCE - c.1100 CE
Perek Shirah, A Chapter of Song, is an anonymously written, ancient text. The work is a list of 84 elements in nature and an accompanying verse from the Tanakh. Some of the elements are: sun, water, apple, lion, and fly. The message of the work is that all aspects of the natural world teach about ethics and philosophy. The lesson is learned from the attached verse from the Tanakh.