By Kevin R. Brine
The booklet of Judith tells the tale of a fictitious Jewish lady beheading the overall of the main strong conceivable military to unfastened her humans. The parabolic tale used to be set for instance of the way God might help the righteous. Judith's heroic motion not just grew to become a validating constitution delusion of Judaism itself yet has additionally been appropriated via many Christian and secular groupings, and has been an proposal for various literary texts and artworks. It maintains to workout its strength over artists, authors and teachers and is changing into a huge box of study in its personal correct. The Sword of Judith is the 1st multidisciplinary selection of essays to debate representations of Judith in the course of the centuries. It transforms our realizing throughout a variety of disciplines. the gathering comprises new archival resource reports, the interpretation of unpublished manuscripts, the interpretation of texts unavailable in English, and Judith photos and tune.
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