Book of Esther

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Noun1.Book of Esther - an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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Jerusalem: Kana, 1996); Matilda Koen-Sarano, Sefaradis de dor en dor (Jerusalem, 1999); Eliezer Papo, La Megila de Saray, (Author's edition, 1999); Salvador Santa Puche, Antolojia de poetas sefaradis kontemporaneos, ed.
Asimismo el tribadismo, termino usado por los griegos y retomado por los romanos para referirse a una mujer adicta a la homosexualidad; era una practica comun en la isla de Lesbos, lugar de nacimiento de Safo, reina de las tribadas y de Megila.