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Additional 27210 ff. 4v-5 Scenes from Genesis
Scenes from Genesis
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Description: f. 4v: full-page miniature, upper right: Loth and his daughters escaping from Sodom, upper left: the Sacrifice of Isaac, lower right: Jacob and Esau, lower left: Jacob's ladder;
f. 5: full-page miniature, upper right: Jacob wrestling with an angel, upper left: Joseph's dream, lower right: Joseph relating his dream to his father and brothers, lower left: Joseph meeting an angel on the way to his brothers.
Joseph's encounter with an angel is based on a midrashic explanation of Gen. 37:15, 'And a certain man found him' (Genesis Rabbah 84:14). 
Origin: Spain, N. E., Catalonia (Barcelona?) 


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