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Additional 27210 f. 3 Scenes from Genesis
Scenes from Genesis
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Description: Full-page miniature, upper right: the Noah harvesting, the drunk Noah sleeping naked on the ground, his sons, Japhet and Shem covering him with a robe (Gen. 9:23), upper left: the confusion of the language at the building of the tower of Babel (Gen. 11), lower right: Nimrod ordering his servants to cast Abraham into the fiery furnace, Abraham is saved by two angels, lower left: the hospitality of Abraham: Abraham hosting the three angels, Sarah peeping out of the house.
The scene in the lower right section representing Abraham in the fiery furnace is based on a mindrashic story (e.g. Babylonian Talmud Pesahim 118a, Genesis Rabbah 44:13). 
Origin: Spain, N. E., Catalonia (Barcelona?) 


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