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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...

  • Italian Code of the Law, 'The decisions of Isaiah...

    Manuscript

    The Italian Code of the Law is known as 'The decisions of Isaiah ben Elijah di Trani, the Younger'. This copy was produc...

  • 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...

  • The Brother Haggadah

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    The haggadah is the service book used in Jewish households on Passover Eve to celebrate the Israelites' deliverance from...

  • The Duke of Sussex Bible

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    Micrography is an original and charming expression of Jewish art dating back to the early Middle Ages still practised to...

  • The Sister Haggadah

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    The haggadah is the service book used in Jewish households on Passover Eve to celebrate the Israelites' deliverance from...