Book of Esther
The Book of Esther, also known in Hebrew as "the Scroll" (Megillah), is a book in the third section (Ketuvim, "Writings") of the Jewish Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) and in the Christian Old Testament. It...
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Haman in rabbinic literature
Allusions in rabbinic literature to the Biblical character of Haman, the anti-Jewish villain of the Book of Esther, contain various expansions, elaborations and inferences beyond what is presented in ...
Vashti
Queen Vashti (Hebrew: ושתי‎, Koine Greek: Αστιν Astin) is the first wife of Persian King Ahasuerus in the Book of Esther, a book included in the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) and read on the Jewish ...
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Zeresh
Zeresh was the wife of Haman the Agagite who is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible in the Book of Esther. Zeresh advised her husband to prepare a high gallows (50 cubits) and to hang Mordechai on it. This ...
Targum Sheni
The Targum Sheni ("Second Targum") is an Aramaic translation (targum) and elaboration of the Book of Esther, that embellishes the Biblical account with considerable new apocryphal material, not on the...
Xerxes I of Persia
Xerxes I of Persia (/ˈzɜrksiːz/; Old Persian: Xšaya-ṛšā [xʃajaːrʃaː] meaning "ruling over heroes" Greek Ξέρξης [ksérksɛːs]; 519–465 BC), also known as Xerxes the Great, was the fourth of the king o...
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One Night with the King
One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United States. Based on the novel Hadassah: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen, One Night...
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Esther and the King
Ester e il re (English Translation: Esther and the King) is a 1960 Italian / American international co-production religious epic film directed (with Mario Bava, the film's director of photography, wh...
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Hadassah: One Night with the King
Hadassah: One Night with the King is a 2004 novel by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen based upon a retelling of the Biblical Book of Esther. However, "One Night with the King" follows almost identic...
Agagite
The term Agagite is used in the Book of Esther as a description of Haman. The term is understood to be an ethnonym although nothing is known with certainty about the people designated by the name. As...
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Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen
Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen is the 14th episode in the VeggieTales animated series and was released on November 14, 2000 on VHS and then on DVD on May 20, 2003. Subtitled "A Lesson in Courage...
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Tomb of Esther and Mordechai
The Tomb of Esther and Mordechai is located in Hamadan, Iran. Believed by some to house the remains of the biblical Queen Esther and her cousin Mordechai, it is the most important pilgrimage site for ...
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Raphael Chiyya Pontremoli
Raphael Chiyya Pontremoli is the author of the Meam Loez on Esther and the editor of Simcha LeIsh by Rabbi Chaim Shunshol.
Meam Loez on Yehoshua in English. No ISBN.
Mordecai
Mordecai or Mordechai (Hebrew: מָרְדֳּכַי,  Mordekhay,  Mordŏḵáy, Persian: مردخای, IPA value: [mɔrdɔ̆ˈxɑj]) is one of the main personalities in the Book of Esther in the Hebrew Bible. He was...
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Megillah (Talmud)
Megillah is the tenth Tractate of Mishnah in the Order Moed. It and its Gemara deal with the laws of Purim and offers exegetical understandings to the Book of Esther. It also includes laws concerning ...
Second Persian invasion of Greece
The second Persian invasion of Greece (480–479 BC) occurred during the Greco-Persian Wars, as King Xerxes I of Persia sought to conquer all of Greece. The invasion was a direct, if delayed, response t...
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Esther (1999 film)
Esther, also known as The Bible: Esther, is a 1999 American-Italian-German television film directed by Raffaele Mertes and starring Louise Lombard as Queen Esther, F. Murray Abraham as Mordechai, Jürg...
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