Esther born Hadassah, is the eponymous heroine of the Book of Esther.
According to the Hebrew Bible, Esther was a Jewish queen of the Persian king ...
Queen Vashti Deposed - This is what happened during the time of Xerxes, the
Xerxes who ruled over 127 provinces stretching from India to Cush: At.
The King's Banquets - Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned
from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces, in those days when King.
The heroine of the book named for her, Esther is a young Jewish woman living in
exile in the Persian diaspora, who through her youth and beauty becomes ...
Ahasuerus seeks a new queen—Mordecai presents Esther—Esther pleases the
king and is chosen as queen—Mordecai exposes a plot against the king.
"Please don't make me go," begged Esther. "You must, Esther. Every girl in the
kingdom to enter by order of the king," her cousin Mordecai explained. Esther's ...
The genre of the book of Esther is Narrative History. Its author is anonymous
however; some believe Mordecai, (Esther's cousin and guardian), wrote it. It was
Esther (named for the goddess, Ashtar) was a Persian Jew who was orphaned at
a young age. The Israelites had been exiled to Babylonia in 586 B.C.E. and still ...
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