Three Hebrews

Edited by Jacopo Gnisci

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General description

A Miniature showing the three Hebrew youths thrown into a fiery furnace. The miniature generally includes the angel, , who protects them from the flames. The miniature may also feature Nebuchadnezzar and his guards. From the seventeenth-century the episode may be divided into several scenes. The main typologies attested in the Ethiopian tradition are:

  1. Type 1 The Angel stands behind the youths
  2. Type 2 The Angel stands to the side of the youths


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    Suggested Citation of this record

    Jacopo Gnisci, ʻThree Hebrewsʼ, in Alessandro Bausi, ed., Die Schriftkultur des christlichen Äthiopiens und Eritreas: Eine multimediale Forschungsumgebung / Beta maṣāḥǝft (Last Modified: 7.4.2018) DOI:10.25592/BetaMasaheft.AT1028HebrewsFurnace [Accessed: 2018-09-22+02:00]

    Revisions of the data

    • Jacopo GnisciAdded bibliography on 7.4.2018
    • Jacopo GnisciCreated entity on 7.11.2017

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