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Pharaoh and the Hebrew Midwives, (Whole folio) Exodus 1, 15-21 Upper drawing; The king of Egypt orders the Hebrew midwives to kill the male babies. Below; the king rebukes the midwives for their disobedience; left, the houses of the Hebrews multiply Image taken from Old English Illustrated Hexateuch. Originally published in England Canterbury; second quarter of 11th century.
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