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    Title: Esther Accuses Haman



    Medium: Woodcut

    Copyright: Public Domain


    Haman because of Mordecai gall not to bow to him, and the extra humiliation of having to lead an Triumph for that same man. He plans to commit genocide of all the Jewish people. When Mordecai finds out about the plan, he implores Esther to try and intercede with the King. She invites him to multiple feasts in the company of Haman. When Ahasuerus and Haman attend Esther's second banquet, at which she reveals that she is Jewish and that Haman is planning to exterminate her people, including her.
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