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Susanna and the Elders  1653

by Jacob Jordaens I

The story of Susanna is related in the Apocrypha of the Old Testament. [br] [b]The story of Susanna[/b] Married to a wealthy man, Susanna fell victim to her own beauty as two old judges who lusted after her schemed against her. One day, while she was bathing in the gardens as was her wont, they came out from hiding and threatened to accuse her of adultery with a young ma...
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