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Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi): Holofernes Found Dead

Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi) ca. 1445 – 1510

Holofernes Found Dead

tempera on panel (31 × 25 cm) — ca. 1472 Museum Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence

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This work is linked to Judith 14:15

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After Judith shows the head of Holophernes from the city walls of Bethulia to the besieging Assyrians, the commander-in-chief's lifeless body is discovered in his tent. In the resulting chaos, the Bethulians have no problem driving off the Assyrians.

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Title: Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi): Holofernes Found Dead
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First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 24 April 2008