Haman Convinces Ahasuerus

illumination (62 × 90 mm) — 15th century Museum Royal Library, The Hague

This work is linked to Esther 3:9

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Haman (kneeling) convinces King Ahasuerus (Artaxerxes) that all disobedient people in his kingdom should be killed. Haman does not tell the king that he wants this just to be rid of his rival Mordecai.

By giving his ring to Haman, Ahasuerus acknowledges his consent.

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