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Seder table from BL Add 14761, f. 17v

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Seder table from BL Add 14761, f. 17v

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Historiated initial-word panel at the beginning of the Haggadah: ~Atan mi-pirqa~ (They are coming from the prayer gathering) surrounded by rich marginal decoration with foliate inhabited by animals and hybrids. Beneath the initial word, a family sitting by the spread Seder table with the master of the house lifting his cup and one of the participants pouring the first cup of wine. Image taken from f. 17v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Hebrew manuscripts in the British museum

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1300 - 1500
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