Ishmaelites Purchase Joseph

Book Title: Biblia, ad vetustissima exemplaria nunc recens castigata, Romae*que reuisa : in quibus Praeterea, qvae subsequens praefatio indicat, capita singula ita versibus distincts sunt : Vt numeri Praefixi Lectorum non remorentur, & loca quaesita tanquam digito demonstrent, additus, ubi res postulauit, elegantissimis figuris

Author: Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20.

Image Title: Ishmaelites Purchase Joseph

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Description: Joseph’s brothers lift him out of a cistern, after they decide to sell him to the Ishmaelites (right) for twenty shekels of silver. In the background, one of Joseph’s brothers places goat’s blood on his garment. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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