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    Biblical Queen of Persia Esther Biblical Queen of Persia Queen Esther (1879) by Edwin Long Predecessor Vashti Born Hadassah Achaemenid Empire Spouse Ahasuerus Father Abihail (biological) Mordecai (adoptive) Religion Judaism Esther [a] is described in all versions [b] of the Book of Esther as the Jewish queen of a Persian king Ahasuerus. In the narrative, Ahasuerus seeks a new wife after his ...

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    Vashti Cromwell McCollum (November 6, 1912 – August 20, 2006) was the plaintiff in the landmark 1948 Supreme Court case McCollum v. Board of Education, which struck down religious education in public schools. The defendant in the case was the public school district of Champaign, Illinois; instructors chosen by three religious faiths had ...

    • Vashti Ruth Cromwell, November 6, 1912, Lyons, New York
    • BA Liberal Arts and Sciences, MA Mass Communications
    • August 20, 2006 (aged 93), Champaign, Illinois
    • American
  3. The story opens at the royal palace of Persia where Haman , King Xerxes' (Mr. Nezzer) right-hand-man, is throwing Queen Vashti out for insubordination (as she refused to make Xerxes a sandwich at a late hour). A search is then initiated to find a new Queen.

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    Haman (Hebrew: הָמָן ‎ Hāmān; also known as Haman the Agagite or Haman the evil) is the main antagonist in the Book of Esther, who according to the Hebrew Bible was a vizier in the Persian empire under King Ahasuerus, commonly identified as Xerxes I (died 465 BCE) but traditionally equated with Artaxerxes I or Artaxerxes II.

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  6. December 17, 2000. ( 2000-12-17) Adventures from the Book of Virtues is an American animated children's television series based on the books The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories, and The Children's Book of Virtues, both by William Bennett, who served as Secretary of Education under President Ronald Reagan.

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    • PBS (September 2, 1996–September 6, 1999), PBS Kids (September 6, 1999–December 17, 2000)
  7. Aug 13, 2012 · Esther 1:10-12 . 10 On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, seven eunuchs who served in the presence of King Ahasuerus, 11 to bring Queen Vashti before the king, wearing her royal crown, in order to show her beauty to the people and the officials, for she was beautiful to behold. 12 But ...

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