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Illuminated Haggadot from Medieval Spain
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Katrin Kogman-Appel
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Penn State University Press

Emerging in Spain after 1250, Jewish narrative figurative painting became a central feature in a group of illuminated Passover Haggadot in the early decades of the fourteenth century. Illuminated Haggadot from Medieval Spain describes how the Sephardic Haggadot reflect different visualizations of scripture under various conditions and aimed at a
Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Marc Michael Epstein
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-04 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The love of books in the Jewish tradition extends back over many centuries, and the ways of interpreting those books are as myriad as the traditions themselves. Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink offers the first full survey of Jewish illuminated manuscripts, ranging from their origins in the Middle Ages
Illuminating in Micrography
Language: en
Pages: 724
Authors: Dalia-Ruth Halperin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-21 - Publisher: BRILL

In Illuminating in Micrography, Dalia-Ruth Halperin analyzes the Catalan Micrography Ma?zor, a fourteenth-century Barcelonan manuscript, in depth revealing the close association between the micrography full-page panel images and the texts used to create them, which reflect a Jewish theosophical-theurgical cycle.
Prodesse et delectare
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Norbert Kössinger, Claudia Wittig
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-02 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The Horatian formula prodesse et delectare was extremely influential in the production of texts across various languages and genres. While indeed didactic elements can be attested to in almost any medieval text, and while medieval literature displays a range of possibilities to teach and instruct, the scope of the present
The Passover Haggadah
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Vanessa L. Ochs
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-17 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The life and times of a treasured book read by generations of Jewish families at the seder table Every year at Passover, Jews around the world gather for the seder, a festive meal where family and friends come together to sing, pray, and enjoy traditional food while retelling the biblical