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Hadassah, or, The Persian queen

Hadassah, or, The Persian queen

operetta in three acts

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBible. O.T. Esther. English. Goldschmidt. 1891, Hadassah, The Persian queen
    Statementby William Goldschmidt ; music by Sigmund Sabel
    SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
    ContributionsGoldschmidt, William, b. 1841
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination35 p
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15205887M


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The name Hadassah (Heb. הדסה) was one of the names of Queen Esther, the heroine of the Purim story, and is now given to Jewish girls. The name is of biblical origin, first cited in the Scroll of Esther (), “And [Mordechai] had raised Hadassah, she is Esther”.

The name Hadassah is derived from the Hebrew word hadas (Heb. הדס), a myrtle tree from the Myrtaceae family. Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia, is a page paperback Biblical Fiction by author Diana Wallis Taylor.

The first thing that drew me in was the absolutely gorgeous cover. From now on that is how I will picture Queen Esther/5. Against a vividly painted historical backdrop, bestselling author Tommy Tenney breathes new life into the age-old story of Hadassah, the simple peasant girl who must vie with more than a hundred other young women to become the next queen of Persia/5().

Hadassah: Queen Or of Persia imagines what life was like for the woman who saved her people—and perhaps found love in the process.

Click here to grab your copy. Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia: The Book Review. I thoroughly enjoyed myself while reading Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia.

Having studied Esther several times, and read. Hadassah: One Night With the King - Kindle edition by Tenney, Tommy. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hadassah: One Night With the King/5().

Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia is solid biblical fiction, but unfortunately, did not stand out for me among the retellings of Esther’s story. Still, readers of biblical fiction could perfectly enjoy this novel, so for the interested reader, it could be worth checking out.

The Book of Esther or the Megillah is the basis for the Jewish celebration of Purim. Its full text is read aloud twice during the celebration, in the evening and again the following morning.

The book commences with a feast organized by Ahasuerus, initially for his court and dignitaries and afterwards for all inhabitants of :   Question: "Who was Hadassah in the Bible?" Answer: Hadassah is the Jewish name of Queen Esther, and she is mentioned by this name in Esther“Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor young woman, who was also known as Esther, had a lovely figure and was beautiful.

Mordecai. Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia by Diana Wallis Taylor is the story of Hadassah, a young Jewish girl who became the queen of the Persian empire and played an important role in saving the Jewish people in that kingdom. Hadassah lost her parents and lived with Mordecai (whom she called Abba) and Jerusha (whom she called Imah) in Susa.

Author: Mamta Madhavan. Esther (born as Hadassah) is the heroine of the Biblical Book of Esther. She was the Persia’s first Jewish queen of the Achaemenid empire and wife of King Xerxes.

The celebration of Purim in Jewish tradition is based on her : Adriana John. Young Hadassah has survived a terrible loss, and now as a lovely teenager, her beauty catches the eye of Persian soldiers looking for candidates to become Queen of Persia. Captured and taken to the palace, Hadassah once again must call 4/5.

This week is Purim, a celebration that honors YHWH, the living God of the Bible and a young Jewish maiden who changed the course of history. The maiden’s Hebrew name was Hadassah which means myrtle, but most of us know her by her Persian name of Esther or star.

It’s the story of a young girl with a courageous heart who answered the call when others [ ]. Hadassah: Queen Esther of Persia imagines what life was like for the woman who saved her people—and perhaps found love in the process.

My Thoughts: Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia is the latest book by Diana Wallis Taylor and I enjoyed it. One of my favorite genres is Biblical fiction so I was excited to read the story of Hadassah.

Esther (Hadassah) Esther is the heroine, the main character. That's obvious, given that the book is named after her (though she gets about the same amount of stage time as some of the other major characters like Ahasuerus, Haman, and Mordecai).

But Esther isn't naturally heroic. She has to get spurred into it by her legal guardian (as in. Book: Hadassah Author: Diana Wallis Taylor Genre: Christian Historical Fiction Release date: July 2, One of the great heroines of the Old Testament, Hadassah was a beautiful, graceful young woman who put her faith in God and her guardian, her cousin Mordecai.

ii 16 and iii 7, Esther was queen between the seventh and twelfth years of Xerxes' reign, but according to Herodotus, Amestris was queen then; moreover, again according to Herodotus (iii 84), Persian queens had to come from one of seven noble Persian families, a custom which would have automatically ruled out an insignificant Jewess.3File Size: 1MB.

The Book of Esther, also known in Hebrew as "the Scroll" (Megillah), is a book in the third section (Ketuvim, "Writings") of the Jewish Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) and in the Christian Old is one of the five Scrolls (Megillot) in the Hebrew relates the story of a Hebrew woman in Persia, born as Hadassah but known as Esther, who becomes queen of.

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[Sigmund Sabel; William Goldschmidt]. The full story of Hadassah, Queen Esther from the tribe of Benjamin, the wife of Persian king Ahasuerus, who delivered the Jews in Persia from the hand of wicked descendant of Amalekities, Haman.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Persian King Ahasuerus' Jewish Queen. Esther the Jewish Queen of Persia ‫אֶסְתֵּר‬, Ester Tiberian ʼEstēr, born Hadassah, is the heroine of the Biblical Scroll of ing to the Bible, she was a Jewish queen of the Persian king Ahasuerus.

The change in the queen’s name from Hadassah hadacah, "a myrtle," to Esther, "a star," may possibly indicate the style of beauty for which the Persian queen was famous. The narrative displays her as a woman of clear judgment, of magnificent self- control, and capable of the noblest self-sacrifice.

See Esther, Book of. • A book of the Old Testament that tells how Esther saved her people from massacre • (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen • She stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim).

My name is Hadassah. The name Hadassah comes from the book of Esther in the Bible. Esther was a queen. She got chosen to be the queen by the king out of thousands of other girls, that's why she is called the chosen one.

Queen Esther was known for her likeliness, prettiness, compassion, courage and obedience; as said in the Bible. NAME OF THE BOOK A. It is named after the Persian Queen of the day. Her name in Hebrew is Hadassah (BDB ), which means "myrtle" (; Neh. ; Zech. ,10,11). This term is symbolic among the Jews for peace and joy (Zech.

Myrtle branches are carried in procession during the Feast of Booths. Esther's Hebrew name may have had a similar. Hadassah definitely taped into my history loving side. Diana Wallis Taylor has clearly spent many hours in research to make this book happen. The details that are never explained, or even thought about, she covers with great insight.

Queen Esther Before King Ahasuerus, ca. Here is the story of a young Jewish heroine called Hadassah meaning ‘myrtle and who became the Queen of the Persia because of an intra-court intrigue and in order to hide her Jewish identity was given a new Persian name, Our introduction to Haman comes in the Book of Esther.

Hadassah: Queen Esther of Persia imagines what life was like for the woman who saved her people—and perhaps found love in the process. Click here to grab your copy. About the Author. Diana Wallis Taylor was first published at the age of twelve, when she sold a poem to a church newsletter. Hadassah Queen O, Atlanta, Georgia.

K likes. I AM Queen5/5(5). The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and.

According to tradition, Hamadan is believed to be the site of the city of Shushan, which played such a central role in the events described in the Book of Esther. Various travelers down through the ages took note of the site, with the first having been Benjamin of Tudela, the famed 12th century Jewish en: Dareiaia, Ratashah, Amytis, Tithraustes, Prince of Persia, Arsames / Arsamenes / Arxanes /.

Hadassah (hədăs`ə), in the Bible, Hebrew name of Esther Esther, book of the Bible. It is the tale of the beautiful Jewish woman Esther [Heb.,= Hadassah], who is chosen as queen by the Persian King Ahasuerus (Xerxes I or II) after he has repudiated his previous wife, Vashti.

A queen. Having gone through the preliminary procedures required for entering the harem, Esther was selected as the king’s favorite, and became his queen.

An indication as to her royal functions is contained in Estherwhere Queen Vashti “also made a feast for the women in the royal palace which belonged to King Ahasuerus.”. Diana Wallis Taylor based this book on the Old Testament book, Book of Esther, and she also did research on Persia, its culture and the Persian-Greek war that occurred during this time period.

Taylor's book begins with eight-year-old Hadassah, a Jewish girl who is left as an orphan until she is adopted by her only living relative, an older. She researched Hadassah in scripture, the Persian Empire and its culture, and the Greek/Persian War. This helped her fill in the blanks to the story.

She penned a mesmerizing love story about a beautiful Jewish girl and a pagan king. The result was a wonderful book that made Hadassah more real while keeping true to scripture. Hadassah, Queen Esther of Persia by Diana Wallis Taylor and Giveaway Diana Wallis Taylor has done a fantastic job retelling the story of Esther from the Bible.

Esther has long been one of my favorite books of the Bible and I really enjoyed the way Ms. Taylor created a backstory for Queen Esther while preserving the integrity of the Biblical story. King Xerxes beckoned to Hegai, "This woman, Hegai, shall be my Queen. So Hadassah became the queen in Persia.

One day, Mordecai Hadassah’s’ cousin sighed and leaned against the inside walls of the castle. He missed Hadassah. He was saddened that she had to hide the fact that she was a Jew from the King.

Hadassah Queen Esther of Persia by Diana Wallis Taylor About the Book Book: Hadassah. Author: Diana Wallis Taylor July 2, One of the great heroines of the Old Testament, Hadassah was a beautiful, graceful young woman who put her faith in God and her guardian, her cousin Mordecai.

Hadassah: Queen Esther of Persia imagines what life was like for the woman who saved her people—and perhaps found love in the process.

My thoughts: This book is excellent. I love that the author not only writes about the story from the Bible, but she also brings to life the story of Hadassah starting before she becomes queen, as well as what. Hadassah - Also known as Queen Esther. Became a female role model when she agreed to marry the king of Persia to save her people from being killed Size: 12X Stay safe and healthy.

Please practice hand-washing and social distancing. Sep 6, - My favorite Old Testament story of an orphaned Hebrew girl who became Queen of Persia & saved her people from annhilation. See more ideas about Queen esther, Old testament and Book of esther pins.

"Hadassah recounted the familiar tale of how Queen Esther saved her people, as read by her eponymous descendant, wife of the modern-day Israeli Prime Minister.

The Hadassah Covenant focuses more on the contemporary Hadassah's struggle to rescue her people from terrorists while attempts are made on her own life.

Both stories dovetail beautifully/5(3).