The original text
The play is based on the book of Judges and tells the story of Abimelech, the ambitious son of the Biblical judge Gideon, who sought to kill all his brothers in order to become king.
Published by Nasionale Pers, 1948.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
Stellenbosch University Library catalogue
Typed list, E. Reyneke, 1978
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