Holofernes' Head on the Walls of Bethulia
illumination (63 × 87 mm) — ca. 1430 Royal Library, The Hague
This work is linked to Judith 14:1
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Judith has the head of the Assyrian warlord Holophernes displayed on the city wall. She tells the Bethulean fighters to show themselves but refrain from attacking, allowing the Assyrians time to warn their leader, only to find out that he has been killed. The shock will make it easy for the Israelites to drive out the Assryrians.
The story of Judith as mediaeval cartoon (historical Bible):
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