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  • Mahzor Vitry

    Manuscript

    Jews have used prayer books in the synagogue communal services since early medieval times. One of the most significant l...

  • Part of a Babylonian Talmud

    Manuscript

    A codex of the Talmud, produced in the 12th or 13th century. What is the Talmud? The Talmud (meaning ‘learning’) is the...

  • Spanish Qur’an from the 13th century

    Manuscript

    Islam was the prevalent in Spain from 711 until the Christian reconquest in 1492, yet few Islamic manuscripts survived. ...

  • 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 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...