an old English epic fragment
  • 90 Pages
  • 2.37 MB
  • English

D.C. Heath , Boston
Statementedited, with introduction, facsimile, translation, complete glossary, and various indexes by Albert S. Cook.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 10142.
ContributionsCook, Albert S. 1853-1927.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxviii, 90 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14178634M
LC Control Number87572084

The oldest extant text of Judith is the preservation of –7 inscribed Judith book a third-century A.D. potsherd. Whatever the reasons, the rabbis did not count Judith among their scriptures, and the Judith book adopted that position. The early Church, however, held this book in high honor.

1 It was the twelfth year of Nebuchadnezzar who reigned over the Assyrians in the great city of Nineveh. Arphaxad was then reigning over the Medes in Ecbatana. 2 He surrounded Judith book city with walls of dressed stones three cubits thick and six cubits long, making the rampart seventy cubits high and.

The Book of Judith, believed to be written in the late second century or early first century B.C., recounts the story of God providing a woman, Judith, to deliver the Jewish people in a time of great need and despair. In the story Judith lives in the town of Bethulia.

She is a beautiful and wise widow who becomes incensed with her town elders. Book of Judith, apocryphal work excluded from the Hebrew and Protestant biblical canons but included in the Septuagint (Greek version of the Hebrew Bible) and accepted in the Roman canon.

The book relates that Nebuchadrezzar, king of Assyria, sent his general Holofernes on an expedition against. The Book of Judith—considered canonical by Roman Catholics, Apocrypha Literature by Protestants, and non-canon by Jews—tells the story of the ignominious defeat of the Assyrians, an army bent on world domination, by the hand of a Hebrew woman (Judith ).

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I read it very slowly, with a highlighter. I could only read it a bit at a time, to give myself time to by: The book is filled with double entendres and ironic situations, e.g., Judith’s conversation with Holofernes in –8, 19, where “my lord” is ambiguous, and her declaration to Holofernes that she will lead him through Judea to Jerusalem (his head goes on such a journey).

The book can be divided into five parts: Assyrian Threat (–). Judith Miller Judith McCoy Miller was born in the year in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is the youngest of three kids.

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Judith is the third in a series of historical novels set in late eighteenth-century England written by the Irish-based author Brian its predecessors, Judith features as its protagonist a young independent-minded woman who tries to make her way in a largely inhospitable and sometimes terrifying world.

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* Mention of Persia suggests a postexilic setting for the book, since this area would have been designated Media before the middle of the fifth century B.C. Judith Butler, American academic whose theories of the performative nature of gender and sex were influential within Francocentric philosophy, cultural theory, queer theory, and some schools of philosophical feminism from the late 20th century.

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Search. Compare. Insurance Check. Title. An Apocryphal book in sixteen chapters. The book receives its title from the name of its principal character, Judith (= "Jewess"; in the Greek transliteration, Ἰουδείθ), a name found also in Gen. xxvi. 34 (comp. the corresponding masculine proper name in Jer.

xxxvi. 14, 21, 23).The Book of Judith is a story written for house-hold reading, While it may properly be classed as. Judith Prepares to Go to Holofernes - When Judith had stopped crying out to the God of Israel, and had ended all these words, she rose from where she lay prostrate.

She called her maid and went down into the house where she lived on sabbaths and on her festal days. She removed the sackcloth she had been wearing, took off her widow’s garments, bathed her body with water, and anointed herself. The Book of Judith (second or early first century b.c.e.) is an imaginative, highly fictionalized, romance that entertains as it edifies.

From a literary perspective, the book is an artistic masterpiece, constructed in two parts (–, –), with each internally ordered by a threefold chiastic pattern. Numerous correspondences between the two halves of the story provide elegant.

Judith, book of. One of the canonical books of the Old Testament, so named because it contains the story of the Israelite heroine Judith. Judith liberated her homeland of Bethulia from Nebuchadnezzar by assassinating his general Holofernes. The authenticity and the canonicity of the Book of Judith are strongly contested.

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Judith, BOOK OF.—HISTORY.—Nabuchodonosor, King of Ninive, sends his general Holofernes to subdue the latter besieges them in Bethulia, a city on the southern verge of the Plain of Esdrelon.

Achior the Ammonite, who speaks in defense of the Jews, is maltreated by him and sent into the besieged city to await his punishment when Holofernes shall have taken it.

The Book of Judith does not exist in the Hebrew Bible, and is consequently excluded from the Protestant Canon of Holy Scripture. But the Church has always maintained its canonicity. Jerome, while rejecting in theory those books which he did not find in his Hebrew manuscript, yet consented to translate Judith because "the Synod of Nicaea.

The Book of Judith is one of the Historical Books and the historians consider it to be the first moral story or parable.

Even though it describes the time when king Nabuchodonosor ruled, it is historically imprecise, so it is valued for its allegorical and moral content. Judith chapter 5 KJV (King James Version) 1 Then was it declared to Holofernes, the chief captain of the army of Assur, that the children of Israel had prepared for war, and had shut up the passages of the hill country, and had fortified all the tops of the high hills and had laid impediments in the champaign countries.

2 Wherewith he was very angry, and called all the princes of Moab, and. The Book of Judith has an extraordinary teaching about what God is and is not (Judith ).

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– RT Book Reviews on A KINGDOM OF DREAMSReleased on: Novem The Book of Judith Chapter 1 1. Now Arphaxad king of the Medes had brought many nations under his dominions, and he built a very strong city, which he called Ecbatana, 2.

Of stones squared and hewed: he made the walls thereof seventy cubits broad, and thirty cubits high, and the towers thereof he made a hundred cubits Size: KB. Judith might well have been written during the persecution of the Maccabean age, as was almost certainly the Book of Daniel.

We have in this book that zeal for orthodox Judaism which marked the age of the Maccabees, and the same strong belief that the war in. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:Reeves-Stevens, Judith.

Book Condition:VERYGOOD. World of Books USA was founded in All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. 4 By now everyone had left Holofernes, and no one, either important or unimportant, was left in the bedroom.

Standing beside the bed, Judith murmured to herself: Lord God, to whom all strength belongs, prosper what my hands are now to do for the greater glory of Jerusalem; 5 now is the time to recover your heritage and to further my plans to crush the enemies arrayed against us.The Book of Judith – What is it?

The Book of Judith is a book found in the collection of writings called the Apochrypha or Deuterocanonical Books, which the Catholic and Orthodox Churches accept as inspired Scriptures, though most Protestant groups do not. It was also not considered part of the Jewish Scriptures, though it appears in the collection of writings in the Septuagint (the Greek.

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