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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ 1 Esdras (A.V. Ezra)
→ Historiated Initials and similar images
→ Esdras - single figure
→ Cyrus allows the Jews to return to Jerusalem (1 Esdr. 1:1-4)
→ The Jews return to Jerusalem (1 Esdr. 1:5)
→ The pagans ask to sacrifce with the Jews but are rejected (1 Esdr. 4:2-3)
→ The Jews build an altar and make sacrifices (1 Esdr. 3:2-6)
→ The Jews rebuild the temple (1 Esdr. 3:10 and 6)
→ Darius commands Esdras to purify the temple (non-biblical)