Book of Judith


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an Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people

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The Book of Judith has had a profound and lasting impact upon Western culture.
Among the topics are analysis of Daniel 9, the Book of Judith, the Prayer of Manasseh, and examples in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Qumran.
Like the Books of the Maccabees, the Book of Judith is part of the Apocrypha, narratives written after the Torah.
Perhaps the most striking protofeminist text in Scripture is the Book of Judith, wholly devoted to a heroine who saves Israel.
10) In the original Book of Judith, Achior describes the history of the inhabitants of Bethulia, but never once uses the proper name of an historical figure (Judith 5.
Holofernes: From the Old Testament Book of Judith, Nebuchadnezzar's general who invaded Bethulia; Judith saved the city by seducing and beheading the drunken commander
Representing the authors' current research, the essays describe case studies of manuscripts that include the gospel book of Judith of Flanders, the Psalter of Louis IX, the Bohun Apocalypse, Fouquet's Bocaccio, and the De Lisle Psalter.