Bar-Jesus

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: Bar-Jesus

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Description: Barnabas and Paul are brought before the proconsul Sergius Paulus in Paphos where they are challenged by the sorcerer Elymas (Bar-Jesus). Elymas/Bar-Jesus is struck blind during the encounter. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590).

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