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Azor masters ca. 1430

Death of the Eunuchs

illumination (64 × 88 mm) — 15th century Museum Royal Library, The Hague

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This work is linked to Additions to Esther 12:3

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The eunuchs (chamberlains) who planned the assassination of the king are hanged. The king had been warned by Mordecai (Mardocheus).

Mediaeval illuminations on the story of Esther and Mordecai:
Queen Vashti Refuses to Appear before Ahasuerus | Haman Convinces Ahasuerus |
Esther before Ahasuerus | Haman and Ahasuerus visit Esther | Mordecai is led through the city by Haman | Death of Haman | Death of the Eunuchs

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