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    Illustrations of Byzantine Costume & Soldiers in the Joshua Roll, c.10th century.
    The Joshua Roll is made up of 15 strips that were joined in one long scroll to illustrate the stories of the biblical Book of Joshua. It was made in the Imperial Court School of Byzantium during the 'Macedonian Renaissance' in the 10th century.

    Joshua Roll 1r - Joshua Sent Two Spies Out from Shittim.
    Joshua Roll 2r - Israel Crosses the Jordan. The Twelve Memorial Stones.
    Joshua Roll 3r - The Israelites are Circumcised at Gilgal.
    Joshua Roll 4r - The Captain of the Army of the LORD.
    Joshua Roll 5r - The Israelites March around Jericho. The Fall of Jericho.
    Joshua Roll 6r - Jericho Mourns. Joshua Sends Scouts to Ai.
    Joshua Roll 7r - The Scouts Report. Joshua Sends a Small Force to Attack Ai.
    Joshua Roll 8r - The Israelites are Defeated at Ai. Joshua and the Elders Prostrate before the LORD.
    Joshua Roll 9r - The LORD Chooses Achan as the Sinner. Achan is Stoned.
    Joshua Roll 10r - The LORD Tells Joshua to Attack Ai. Israel Marches on Ai. The Destruction of Ai.
    Joshua Roll 11r - Joshua Condemning the King of Ai. Joshua Giving Thanks before the Altar on Mount Ebal.
    Joshua Roll 12r - The Embassy of the Gibeonites. The Gibeonites Ask For Help Against the Amorites. Defeat of the Amorites.
    Joshua Roll 13r - Israel Pursues the Amorites as the Sun Stands Still. Joshua is Told the Five Kings are in a Cave.
    Joshua Roll 14r - The Israelite Commanders Place their Feet on the Necks of the Five Amorite Kings.
    Joshua Roll 15r - The Five Amorite Kings are Slain and their Bodies are Hung on Trees.


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    Illustrations of Byzantine Costume & Soldiers in the Joshua Roll, c.10th century.

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    Byzantine Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
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