209 x 278 x 3mm
This gallery of thirty detailed, ready-to-colour illustrations features scenes from the lives of the Bible's most remarkable women. Some are renowned for their heroic deeds or acts of treachery; others as the wives and mothers of such well-known figures as Solomon, Boaz, Moses, John the Baptist, and Jesus. These Bible women include Esther, who saved her kingdom from Haman's treachery; Wicked Jezebel, the idolatrous queen; Devout Judith, who slew Holofernes and rescued her besieged city; Bathsheba, mother of Solomon, whose beauty drove David to murder; The great judge and prophet Deborah, known as The Mother of Israel; The Queen of Sheba, who tested Solomon's wisdom; False-hearted Delilah, who betrayed Samson to his enemies; Mary Magdalen, first to witness the risen Christ . . . and many other figures, both famous and infamous, from Bible lore.