Lions Ravage Samaria

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: Lions Ravage Samaria

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Description: After Assyria defeats Israel and deports the Israelites, they bring in foreigners to take their place. Lions begin to attack and kill the new inhabitants, because they do not know and do not follow God’s law. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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