Judith

[oratorio] Judith is an oratorio written by Thomas Arne and Isaac Bickerstaff. It was first performed at Drury Lane Theatre on 27 February 1761. It is based on the Book of Judith. During a 1767 benefit performance a song from Judith was used for the first ever use of a pianoforte in England. ==Bibliography== Tasch, Peter A. The Dramatic Cob...
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Judith

[play] Judith is a play written in 1931 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux. ==Original productions== Judith was translated into English by John K. Savacool, in The Modern Theatre, ed. Eric Bentley, vol. 3 (1955), and by Christopher Fry, in The Drama of Jean Giraudoux, vol. 1 (1963). Judith was first performed on 4 November 1931 in Paris at ...
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Judith

[n] - (Apocrypha) Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha
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Judith

In the Old Testament, a Jewish widow who saved her community from a Babylonian siege by pretending to seduce, and then beheading, the enemy general Holofernes. Her story is much represented in...
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Judith

Book of Judith noun an Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people
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Judith

(from the article `biblical literature`) ...it also describes how a woman saved her people from impending massacre by her cunning and daring. The name of the heroine occurs already in Gen. ... ...Old Testament narratives Genesis, Exodus, and Daniel. Of these, Exodus is remarkable for its intricate diction and bold imagery. The fragmenta...
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Judith

(from the article `Giorgione`) ...art, particularly those of Titian. None, however, achieved so fully the expression of remoteness and unself-conscious beauty as this majestic and ...
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Judith

(from the article `Hebbel, Friedrich`) Hebbel`s powerful prose play Judith, based on the biblical story, brought him fame in 1840 upon its performance in Hamburg and Berlin. His poetic ...
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Judith

Judith is a French girl name. The meaning of the name is `Of Judea, Jewess` Where is it used? The name Judith is mainly used In English, Jewish, French and In the bible.How do they say it elsewhere? Judite ( In Portuguese) Judyta ( In Polish) Yehudit ( In Jewish) Yehudah ( In Jewish) Hudes ( In Jewish) Yudel ( In Jewish) Yehudi ( In Jewish) Giudi...
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Judith

Judith is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Judith

[given name] Judith is a feminine given name derived from the Hebrew name יְהוּדִית or Yehudit, meaning `She will be praised` or `woman of Judea`. Judith appeared in the Old Testament as the wife of Esau and in the Apocryphal Book of Judith. The name was among the top 50 most popular given names for girls born in the United States ...
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Judith

[Giorgione] Judith is a painting by the Italian painter Giorgione, executed around 1504. It is one of the few authentic works by Giorgione owned by the Russian Hermitage Museum. The painting, originally attributed to Raphael, came to the Hermitage in 1772 from Paris. Like many other paintings, it refers to the Judith and Holofernes motif. =...
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Judith

Judith [Heb.,=Jewess], early Jewish book included in the Septuagint, but not included in the Hebrew Bible, and placed in the Apocrypha of Protestant Bibles. It recounts an attack on the Jews by an army led by Holofernes, Nebuchadnezzar's general. Bethulia, a besieged Jewish city, is about to surrend...
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Judith

In the Old Testament, a Jewish widow who saved her community from a Babylonian siege by pretending to seduce, and then beheading, the enemy general Holofernes. Her story is much represented in Western art
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Judith

[song] `Judith` is a song by American rock band A Perfect Circle. It was released as the first single from their debut album Mer de Noms. The single was released as a 1-track compact disc single in North America, and a 4-track single on both disc and vinyl format in Australia. ==Structure== During an interview on A Perfect Circle`s official...
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Judith

[homily] Judith is a homily written by abbot Ælfric of Eynsham around the year 1000. It is extant in two manuscripts, a fairly complete version being found in Corpus Christi College Cambridge MS 303, and fragments in British Library MS Cotton Otho B.x, which came from the Cotton Library. The homily is written in Old English alliterative pr...
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Judith

[Serov] Judith (Юдифь, Yudíf – stress on second syllable), is an opera in five acts, composed by Alexander Serov during 1861–1863. Derived from renditions of the story of Judith from the Old Testament Apocrypha, the Russian libretto, though credited to the composer, has a complicated history (see below). The premiere took place in...
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Judith

[poem] ==History and incompleteness== Judith was first discovered as an appendage to the Nowell Codex. Though it is certain that the poem is a derivative of the Book of Judith, still present in the Roman Catholic Bible, its authorship and year of origin remain a mystery. The poem is incomplete: the version in the manuscript is 348 lines lon...
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Judith

[Hebrew Bible] Judith ({Hebrew Name|יהודית|Yehudit|Yəhûḏîṯ|`Praised` or `Jewess`}), the feminine form of Judah. Judith is the name of one of the two Hittite wives of Esau in the Book of Genesis 26:34. Reportedly, Esau`s two wives were a great deal of annoyance to his parents Isaac and Rebekah. It is written that when Esau was a...
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