Humiliation of David’s Men

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: Humiliation of David’s Men

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Description: When David shows sympathy for the death of Hanun’s father, Hanun seizes David’s men and shaves half of their beards and cut off their lower garments. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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