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9.1 Textual History of Judith
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Part of 9 Judith

9.1.1 Structure and Significance

Scholars have sometimes considered Judith’s late entrance into the book a failing or misjudgement on the author’s part,1 but it is plain that the early chapters of Judith pave the way for the reversals found in the second part of the work. Judith is introduced at the lowest point of the tale, w…

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Gera, Deborah, “9.1 Textual History of Judith”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0209010000>
First published online: 2020

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