Stones from the Jordan

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: Stones from the Jordan

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Description: The Israelites collect twelve stones from the Jordan River, one for each of the twelve tribes of Israel as the priest hold the Ark of the Covenant in the middle of the river. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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