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  Artwork: Samson
  Artist: SCHEITS, Matthias
  Date: Published 1672
  Technique: Woodcut
  Notes: From "Biblia, das ist Die gantze H. Schrifft Alten und Newen Testaments, Deutsch ", Martin Luther (author). Call Number at Pitts Theology Library: 1672Bibl. An angel informing Manoah and his wife that they will give birth to Samson (front); in the front left Samson slays a lion; in the back left Samson burns a Philistine field kills a Philistine army with the jawbone of a donkey; in the back centre Samson flees Gaza with the city gates; in the back right Delilah cuts Samson's hair and Samson pulls down the temple of Dagon causing his own death.
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  Subject: The Birth of Samson
A Lion and a Marriage
Vengeance on the Philistines
The Visit in Gaza
Samson and Delilah
The Death of Samson

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