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  • Barcelona Haggadah

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Illumination

    A highly illuminated medieval Spanish Hagadah. What is the Hagadah? The Hagadah (plural Hagadot), which literally mean...

  • Duke of Sussex's Catalan Bible

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript

    The messianic imagery found in these splendid Hebrew Bibles is unique. Crystallised in Spain in the 13th century and app...

  • Maimonides' Guide to the Perplexed

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Codex

    Guide for the Perplexed is a philosophical work by Moses ben Maimon, known as Maimonides (1135–1204). He was born in Cor...

  • Pentateuch scroll with silk mantle

    Manuscript, Scroll, Textile

    A 14th-century Torah Scroll from the Iberian Peninsula, complete with mantle. What is the Torah Scroll? The Torah Scroll...

  • Pentateuch with a commentary by Rashi

    Manuscript

    A 14th-century codex of the Pentateuch, complete with Rashi’s commentary. Why is Rashi’s commentary important? Rashi, a...

  • Pentateuch with Targum Onkelos and Rashi's comment...

    Manuscript, Illustration

    The earliest surviving glossed Bibles from Ashkenaz (Franco-German lands) date from the 13th century CE. They show an or...