Judith beheading Holofernes…again and again

In the Book of Judith, the story of the Assyrian army laying siege to the Jewish city of Bethulia brought to the fore a heroine in Judith, a widow, who with her maid, dressed in a seductive manner to attract the Syrian leader, Holofernes. Her plan worked. The commander, so enamoured with Judith, gave a … Continue reading Judith beheading Holofernes…again and again

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