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Ashkenazi Haggadah: A Hebrew Manuscript of the Mid-15th Century from the Collections of the British Museum
The Haggadah is one of the most treasured & popula

Our Price: $65.00
By David Goldstein (tr) (in)
Year: 1997
Pages: 138
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 810981920

Product Code: 1422391523

The Haggadah is one of the most treasured & popular Jewish books. This story of the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery is read each year around the table at the Passover Seder. Haggadah, which literally means “narration,” is meant to tell the story to children through text & illustrations. This 15th-cent. mss. is beautifully reproduced here in facsimile in its original size & colors. It was created by Joel ben Simeon, a German artist & who worked in Northern Italy. The oversize book’s pages of elegant Hebrew script are decorated with elaborate initials, fantastic ornaments, & exquisite miniatures depicting the Passover story & the Seder feast itself. Included are a transcription & translation of the text into English. 98 pages in full-color, with gold. Oversize.

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