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Assyria. Tobit’s home in the Galilee is brutally attacked by the Assyrians, and Tobit nearly loses his life in Nineveh. Yet the story ends with a prediction of a rebuilt Israel where the Gentiles are no longer enemies but worshippers of the same God. As part of this theme death and chaos manifest not only

In: Delicious Prose: Reading the Tale of Tobit with Food and Drink

the difference that whereas this Hannah worries her son is dead, the biblical Hannah mourns that she has no son at all. The other parallel with the biblical Hannah is that her prediction of the barren having seven children (1 Sam. 2:5) is later paralleled by Tobit and (formerly barren) Sarah’s seven

In: Delicious Prose: Reading the Tale of Tobit with Food and Drink