Manchester, John Rylands Library, MS Hebrew 6

Rylands Haggadah Facsimile Edition

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The Rylands Haggadah is a sumptuously illuminated manuscript of the collected texts and instructions for the seder, the ceremonial meal that inaugurates the Jewish holiday of Passover. It was created in Catalonia around 1330-1340. It boasts dozens of painted or pen-flourished headpieces, sometimes accompanied by figures or with painted foliate extensions into the margins, sometimes populated by amusing creatures. Its thirteen full-page miniatures present the narrative of the biblical book of Exodus up to the roasting of the Passover lamb and scenes of the contemporary preparations for the seder.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Rylands Haggadah": The Rylands Haggadah facsimile edition, published by H.N. Abrams, 1988

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Manuscript book description compiled by Elizabeth C. Teviotdale.
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The Rylands Haggadah

New York: H.N. Abrams, 1988

  • Commentary (English, Hebrew) by Loewe, Raphael
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Rylands Haggadah: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

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