The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Lamentations, Book of
One of the poetical books of the Old Testament, ascribed to Jeremiah and historically connected with his prophecies, written apparently after the fall of Jerusalem and in sight of its ruins, as lamentation over the general desolation in the land connected therewith.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Lamentations, Book of'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/l/lamentations-book-of.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.