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Scroll of Esther

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  1. (Megillat Esther), read on the Jewish holiday of Purim

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  2. a book of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) and of the Old Testament

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  3. Its full text is read aloud twice during the celebration, in the evening and again the following morning

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  4. The Biblical Book of Esther is set in the third year of Ahasuerus, a king of Persia who is identified as Artaxerxes in the Greek version of the book (as well as by Josephus, the Jewish commentary Esther Rabbah, the Ethiopic translation and the Christ

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  5. The book commences with a feast organized by Ahasuerus, initially for his court and dignitaries and afterwards for all inhabitants of Shushan

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