Elijah Calls Down Fire from Heaven

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.

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Description: To punish King Ahaziah of Israel for consulting the gods of Ekron, Elijah calls down fire from heaven to consume the king’s captain and his 50 soldiers. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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