Judith, The book of

Judith, The book of,

one of the books of the Apocrypha, belongs to the earliest specimens of historical fiction. As to its authorship it belongs to the Maccabean period, B.C. 175-135, which it reflects not only in its general spirit, but even in its smaller traits.

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Judith, The book of,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.