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Vashti: (4th century BCE) Great-granddaughter of Nebuchadnezzar, wife of Ahasuerus. Took pleasure in tormenting Jewish girls. Was executed for refusing to obey her husband's command to appear at his party.
366 BCE
On the seventh day of his royal feast (see Jewish history for 9 Nissan), King Achashverosh demanded that the Queen Vashti appear unclothed to display her beauty before all the attending guests. When Vashti refused this obscene request, the king had her ex...
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