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  • St Jerome, Commentary on Jeremiah

    Manuscript

    In the Old Testament Book of Jeremiah, the prophet warns King Zedekiah of the destruction of Jerusalem.  This copy of St...

  • The Book of Esther, Or 1087

    Manuscript

    The Book of Esther forms part of Ketuvim (Writings) which is the third section of the Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible. A short b...

  • 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 Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    This page of the Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch shows the kind of marginal decoration often painted in Hebrew mediev...

  • The Duke of Sussex's Portuguese Pentateuch

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    Jews enjoyed a rich cultural life in 15th-century Portugal, as is demonstrated by this fine manuscript. It is one of onl...

  • The Former and Latter Prophets

    Manuscript, Illustration

    This 13th-century CE biblical codex (bound, handwritten book) was most probably copied in France by a scribe named Yehud...

  • "The Foundation of the World"

    Manuscript

    Isaac Israeli ben Joseph, known also as Isaac Israeli the Younger, was a Jewish astronomer and astrologer of Spanish ori...

  • The Golden Haggadah

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Illumination

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

  • The Great Rabbinic Bible

    Printed book

    A first edition of the Second Rabbinic Bible (or Mikra’ot Gedolot in Hebrew), produced and edited by the Jewish scholar ...

  • The Hispano-Moresque 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 King's Bible

    Manuscript

    A 14th-century Hebrew Bible. The manuscript Known as Mikdashyah (Lord’s Sanctuary), the Hebrew Bible was regarded by S...

  • The Lisbon Bible

    Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Illumination

    The Lisbon Bible is the most accomplished dated codex (a manuscript in book form rather than a scroll) of the Portuguese...

  • The Northern French Miscellany

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    The North French Miscellany or the North French Hebrew Miscellany as it is often called, is one of the finest extant Fre...

  • The Pentateuch, Add MS 4709

    Manuscript

    Known also as the Five Books of Moses or Pentateuch, the Torah is one of the three main divisions of the Hebrew Bible an...