Tobias and the Big Fish

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: Tobias and the Big Fish

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Description: A fish jumps out of the Tigris and Tobias catches it. His companion Azarias, who is really the angel Raphael, instructs Tobias to save the heart, liver, and gall of the fish, and to cook the rest for dinner. Tobias' dog stands nearby. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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