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Leo and Virgo from BL Add 26896, f. 154v

Leo and Virgo from BL Add 26896, f. 154v

 
 
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Zodiac signs of Leo (~Arie~) and Virgo (~Betulah~) in medallions, accompanying a liturgical poem (~piyyut~) for the Prayer for dew during Passover. Image taken from f. 154v of Festival prayer book (~mahzor~) for the Special Shabbatot, Passover, Shavuot with the Book of Ruth, and Ninth of Av with the Book of Lamentations, Ashkenazi rite (aka 'Tinted Mahzor'). Written in Hebrew.

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1000 - 1400
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British Library
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