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Caput Nicanoris amputatum et dextram quam extenderat superbe, suspenderunt ex aduerso Ierosolymarum, diemq[ue] illum egerunt festum

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Title
Caput Nicanoris amputatum et dextram quam extenderat superbe, suspenderunt ex aduerso Ierosolymarum, diemq[ue] illum egerunt festum
Names
Groeningen, Gerard van, fl. 1561-1575 (Artist)
Wierix, Jan, 16th cent. (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Bible -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1585 (Inferred)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BIB-A-Z
Topics
Biblical events
Jerusalem
Crowds
Spectators
Maccabees
Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D
Dismemberment
Genres
Conjectural works
Notes
Content: Written on border: "1st book Maccabees VII 47". Source information not available.
Content: After the defeat of his army by the Jews at the battle of Bethhoron, General Nicanor's dismembered head and hand are displayed before the populace of Jerusalem.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 28.4 x 20 cm
Image cropped at top left corner. Bottom border damaged.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9d3fc20-c5bd-012f-541b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1585: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Caput Nicanoris amputatum et dextram quam extenderat superbe, suspenderunt ex aduerso Ierosolymarum, diemq[ue] illum egerunt festum" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1585. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37e6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Caput Nicanoris amputatum et dextram quam extenderat superbe, suspenderunt ex aduerso Ierosolymarum, diemq[ue] illum egerunt festum" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37e6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1585). Caput Nicanoris amputatum et dextram quam extenderat superbe, suspenderunt ex aduerso Ierosolymarum, diemq[ue] illum egerunt festum Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-37e6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Caput Nicanoris amputatum et dextram quam extenderat superbe, suspenderunt ex aduerso Ierosolymarum, diemq[ue] illum egerunt festum