Holofernes


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Holofernes

(hŏl'əfûr`nēz, hōlə–), in the Bible, invading general killed by Judith to save her city, Bethulia.

Holofernes

Assyrian commander-in-chief beheaded by Judith. [Apocrypha: Judith 13:4–10]

Holofernes

shameless pedagogue-schoolmaster. [Br. Lit.: Love’s Labour’s Lost]

Holofernes

the Assyrian general, who was killed by the biblical heroine Judith
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Representaciones artisticas de la historia de Judith y Holofernes
En este articulo vuelvo sobre Judith con el objetivo de comentar la version inedita Judith o La cabeza de Holofernes conservada en el Archivo Goy de Silva del Ayuntamiento de Ferrol (La Coruna), que ofrece interesantes variantes y, sobre todo, una nueva conclusion a la accion dramatica.
He captures the drunken Holofernes, still alive, looking up at his murderer in a state of helplessness; while Judith commits a sin in the guise of self-righteousness.
1500-1550), Judit en el banquete de Holofernes, en que aparece una copa sobre la mesa y la criada con un recipiente en la mano a la puerta de la tienda.
1 Los personajes biblicos quedaron justificados porque en sus acciones y palabras mostraron progreso en la virtud como las parteras egipcias y Judit, la que decapito a Holofernes, o porque fueron inspirados como Rebeca y Jacob.
These references to rape are removed by Tornabuoni, and in their stead she creates a romantic narrative and certainly a more complex Judith and Holofernes in terms of sexuality.
Think David, maybe, who confronted the giant Goliath; think Moses, perhaps, who faced the Red Sea with an Egyptian army at his back; think Judith and her handmaiden, certainly, who routed Holofernes and saved the city; think Shifra and Puah, without doubt, who refused the order to murder Jewish newborns and so saved the nation.
Artemisia Gentileschi concentro el pavor primordial del hombre por la mujer en su oleo Judith decapitando a Holofernes.
Chawla has recreated three wellknown paintings from this period -- Judith and the Head of Holofernes (1901), Adele Bloch Bauer-I(1907) and The Kiss(1907-08)
This relatively young Holofernes was an instantly recognisable figure, a schoolteacher keen to show off his learning but also convinced that he was a comic genius.
un deux trois transports the story of Judith and Holofernes to the banlieue and rewrites it in three different ways.
Berowne David Tennant Ferdinand, King of Navarre Edward Bennett Longaville Tom Davey Dumaine Sam Alexander Don Adriano de Armado Joe Dixon Moth Zoe Thorne Princess of France Mariah Gale Rosaline Nina Sosanya Katherine Kathryn Drysdale Maria Natalie Walter Boyet Mark Hatfield Holofernes Oliver Ford Davies Costard Ricky Champ