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Judith of Bethulîa

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Judith of Bethulîa

a tragedy

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Bailey Aldrich.
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p.
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17764342M

Armed with nothing but a maidservant, Judith of Bethulia brought down an invading army by literally cutting off the head of the beast as it lay in its bed. History Lesson The Book of Judith, of the Old Testament Apocrypha, was first set down between circa BCE and 50 BCE, though the story is .   The encounter between the two is at the center of the Book of Judith, a brief and likely non-historical account of Assyrian aggression against the Jews. The Assyrian general Holofernes laid siege to the city of Bethulia, and soon the inhabitants began to agitate for surrender. A rich widow named Judith, however, conceived a plan.

  This disturbing piece shows Judith and her maid bringing Holofernes’ head back to Bethulia as told in Judith – Judith was an attractive Jewish widow from the Israelite town of Bethulia who was devoted to God. However, the Assyrian army was threatening her city under Holofernes’ command. To save Bethulia, Judith snuck into the Assyrian [ ]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Judith Of Bethulia poem by John Crowe Ransom. Beautiful as the flying legend of some leopard She had not chosen yet her captain nor Prince Depositary to her flesh and our defense. Page. Gentileschi’s rendition of Judith is a self-portrait—allowing her to wield a sword and take revenge, if only in fantasy. Judith Slaying Holofernes was the first piece of feminist art that really moved me. Even now, I get chills when I view it. I thought a lot about Judith this week, after dusting off my menorah and dutifully buying candles and gelt.


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Judith of Bethulia - A Tragedy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back Judith of Bethulia - A Tragedy book.3/5. 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.

Judith, oil on canvas by Giorgione, ; in the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. cm × 68 cm. © Read More on This Topic.

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 Judith of Bethulîa book the Assyrians, an army bent on world domination, by the hand of a Hebrew woman (Judith Judith of Bethulîa book.

- According to Niver's Early motion pictures, p.Judith of Bethulia was released one reel at a time, however, an ad in the Moving picture world, Map. describes it as a feature film in four parts. - From the play, Judith of Bethulia, and the narrative poem Judith and Holofernes, both by Thomas Bailey Aldrich.

The American playwright Thomas Bailey Aldrich's Judith of Bethulia was first performed in New York,and was the basis for the production Judith of Bethulia by director D. Griffith. 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 (–). There is no doubt that the Jewish heroine, Judith of Bethulia (c. BC), and St. Joan of Arc (c.

AD) make a special pair; Joan of Arc actually being referred to as a “second Judith”. In some ways, the story of Joan of Arc reads like an ironical, even satirical, version of the Book of Judith. The events described in the book of Judith supposedly took place in Assyria, some time during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar King of Babylon.

Since both Assyria and Babylon were renowned enemies of Israel, it is highly doubtful this conflation was accidental. There are, however, several historical inaccuracies in the setting as it is presented.

Etymology. The name "Bethulia" in Hebrew can be associated, in an allegorical sense, with "Beth-el" (house of God). If treated as a real geographical name, it can be explained as a composite word built from "betulah", virgin, and "Jah", the proper name of God, so literally "Yhwh's virgin".This suits the portrayal of Judith as a chaste widow and the book's emphasis on following religious rules.

Here Beginneth the Story of Judith After this Holofernes commanded his servants to take Achior, and lead him to Bethuliaand to put him in the hands of them of Israel. / /wells/bible stories and religious classics/here beginneth the story Name of the city which, according to the Book of Judith, was besieged by Holofernes; the home of Judith.

In the shorter version of the legend published by Gaster ("Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archeology,"xvi. et seq.), Jerusalem is the besieged city. 3. Where did Judith live. b) Bethulia. Who was Judith’s father.

c) Merari. What was Judith’s marital status. d) Widow. What was Judith’s tribe. b) Simeon. What did Holofernes do to make the people of Bethulia surrender without war. d) Cut off water supply.

Who proposed surrender to the Assyrians if there was no help within. Directed by D.W. Griffith. With Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron. A religious woman seeks to save her people from destruction by seducing and murdering the enemy leader, but her plans get complicated once she falls for him/10(K).

From Wikipedia: Judith of Bethulia () is a film starring Blanche Sweet and Henry B. Walthall, and produced and directed by D. Griffith, based on. The story is from the Biblical Book of Judith.

During the siege of the Jewish city of Bethulia by the Assyrians led by the brutish Holofernes (Henry Walthall), a widow named Judith (Blanche Sweet) has a plan to stop the war as her people suffer starvation and are ready to surrender/5().

Judith, a beautiful, wealthy young widow, is reviled by her own people as a gold digging adventuress. When her ancient city of Bethulia is facing brutal annihilation, Judith, wearing her most glittering finery, slips into the enemy camp, seduces and ultimately decapitates the Pages:   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. Excerpt from Judith of Bethulîa: A Tragedy Scene I. A street in Bethulia. Time close upon day break. It is still very dark. Enter Ozias, Charmis, and Chabris with Abner and Hadad, captains of the. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

Find more at hor: Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Judith of Bethulia () is an American film starring Blanche Sweet and Henry B. Walthall, and produced and directed by D. Griffith, based on the play of the same name by Thomas Bailey Aldrich.

Four years later, he produced and directed his first feature film Judith of Bethulia (), one of the earliest to be produced in the US. Judith of Bethulia (, B&W, Silent): The epic Judith of Bethulia was D.W. Griffith's first feature length production and cost a then astronomical $36, to make - twice its allotted budget/5(4).

Judith of Bethulia re-tells the Biblical legendary diva via a New Yawk interpretation with jokes and punch lines flying at the speed of a NY cab driver. Imagine someone like Bette Davis.the book of judith The sacred writer of this Book is generally believed to be the high priest Eliachim (called also Joachim).

The transactions herein related, most probably happened in his days, and in the reign of Manasses, after his repentance and return from captivity.The town of Bethulia, in the land of Judea, came under siege by Holofernes, a mighty Syrian-Greek general, at the head of a huge army.

Holofernes was notorious for his cruelty in suppressing rebellions. When he captured a rebel stronghold, he showed no mercy to .