Book Title:Biblia, das ist, Die gantze heilige Schrifft : Deudsch / Doct. Mart. Luth.
Author: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546, tr.
Image Title: Chariot of Fire and Boys Mock Elisha
Scripture Reference: 2 Kings 2
Description: Elisha receives Elijah’s mantle as the older prophet is taken to heaven in a chariot of fire (left). Forty-two youths are mauled by two bears for making fun of Elisha (right). The initials of the engraver (or artist) – GL – are set in the upper portion of the image.
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