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Topic: haggadah

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Seder table from BL Add 26968, f. 110v

Seder table from BL Add 26968, f. 110v

Framed marginal painting of a family at the Seder table with the Seder basket, at the beginning of the Haggadah. Image taken from f. 110v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Writt... more

Bread of Affliction from BL Add 26957, f. 39

Bread of Affliction from BL Add 26957, f. 39

Detail of a page: initial-word panel ~Ha~ (this) decorated with pen-flourishing and a drawing of a young couple lifting a Seder basket in the margin, at the beginning of the Haggadah. Image taken from f. 39 of ... more

Bread of Affliction from BL Add 26957, f. 39

Bread of Affliction from BL Add 26957, f. 39

Initial-word panels ~Ha~ (this) and ~Ma~ (what) decorated with pen-flourishing, at the beginning of the Haggadah. In the outer margin next to the initial-word panel ~Ha~, there is a drawing of a young couple li... more

Photograph of a Young Jewish Boy with Elders at a Passover Ceremony

Photograph of a Young Jewish Boy with Elders at a Passover Ceremony

Master File Photographs of U.S. and Foreign Personalities, World Events, and American Economic, Social, and Cultural Life

Lt. David J. Jeltema and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Michael A. Stone read from the Haggadah, the religious text that sets out the order of the Passover Seder.

Lt. David J. Jeltema and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Michael A. Stone read...

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Apr. 05, 2010) Lt. David J. Jeltema, right, from Bellflower, Calif, a Navy chaplain assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), and Boatswain's Mate... more

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 39

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 39

Gold and silver lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 39 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Scenes from Genesis from BL Add 27210, ff. 4v-5

Scenes from Genesis from BL Add 27210, ff. 4v-5

f. 4v: full-page miniature, upper right: Loth and his daughters escaping from Sodom, upper left: the Sacrifice of Isaac, lower right: Jacob and Esau, lower left: Jacob's ladder; f. 5: full-page miniature, upp... more

'Next year in Jerusalem' from BL Add 14761, f. 88

'Next year in Jerusalem' from BL Add 14761, f. 88

Full-page initial-word panel with gold letters and foliate decoration at the conclusion of the Haggadah: ~La-Shanah ha-Baah bi-rushalayim, amen~ (Next year in Jerusalem, Amen). Image taken from f. 88 of Haggada... more

Hybrids from BL Add 14762, f. 10

Hybrids from BL Add 14762, f. 10

~Carmina figurata~: marginal commentary written in the shape of two hybrids. Image taken from f. 10 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Ashkenazi Haggadah'), German rite with the commentary of Eleazar of Worms. Writ... more

Rabbis at Benei Braq from BL Add 14761, f. 31v

Rabbis at Benei Braq from BL Add 14761, f. 31v

Historiated initial-word panel: ~Ma'aseh~, at the beginning of the account of the five rabbis at Benei Braq. The five rabbis are in the windows of a building; their pupils are knocking on the door. Full foliate... more

Wise Son from BL Add 14762, f. 8v

Wise Son from BL Add 14762, f. 8v

Detail of a miniature of the Wise Son in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 8v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Ashkenazi Haggadah'), German rite with the commentary of Eleazar of Worms. Written in Hebrew.

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 57

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 57

Coloured lettering in a text page. Image taken from f. 57 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

The Wise Son and the Wicked Son from BL Or 2884, f. 35v

The Wise Son and the Wicked Son from BL Or 2884, f. 35v

In the outer margin, next to the two initial-word panels,~Hakham~ and ~Rasha~, two figures are depicted. The upper one with the opened book is the Wiise Son (~hakham~), the one beneath is the Wicked Son (~ras... more

Decorated initial and initial-word panels from BL Or 2737, f. 17

Decorated initial and initial-word panels from BL Or 2737, f. 17

A decorated initial ~R~, the abbrevitation of 'rabbi' (Rabbi Yose ha-Galili) and a decorated initial-word panel, in foliate frame. Image taken from f. 17 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah... more

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 34

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 34

Gold and coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 34 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 27210, f. 27v

Text page from BL Add 27210, f. 27v

Text page. Image taken from f. 27v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Samuel beheading Agag from BL Add 11639, f. 526

Samuel beheading Agag from BL Add 11639, f. 526

Full-page miniature of Samuel beheading Agag (1Sam. 15:33). Image taken from f. 526 of Miscellany of biblical and other texts ('The Northern French Miscellany' or earlier 'the British Museum Miscellany'): inclu... more

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 46

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 46

Gold and coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 46 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Noah from BL Add 27210, f. 2v

Noah from BL Add 27210, f. 2v

Detail of a miniature of Noah, his family and the animals coming out of the ark (Gen. 8:18-19). Image taken from f. 2v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Moses from BL Add 27210, f. 10v

Moses from BL Add 27210, f. 10v

Detail of a miniature of Moses and Aaron in front of Pharaoh and his counsellors. Image taken from f. 10v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

The eighth and ninth plagues from BL Or 2884, f. 15v

The eighth and ninth plagues from BL Or 2884, f. 15v

Full-page miniature, upper register: the plague of locusts, lower register: the plague of darkness. Image taken from f. 15v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

King from BL Add 14762, f. 14

King from BL Add 14762, f. 14

Detail of a miniature of a king in the outer margin, next to the paragraph mentioning the death of Pharaoh, two decorated initials, and ~carmina figurata~ of a dog biting a deer. Image taken from f. 14 of Hagga... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 25

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 25

Initial-word panels with pen-flourishing. Image taken from f. 25 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 152v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 152v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated square script. Image taken from f. 152v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 14061, f. 21v

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 14061, f. 21v

Decorated initial-word panel accompanied with foliate scrolls inhabited by a dragon. Image taken from f. 21v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 160

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 160

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script and with a censor's inscription. Image taken from f. 160 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic r... more

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 139v-140

Text pages from BL Add 14761, ff. 139v-140

Text pages with punctuated Sephardi semi-cursive script. Image taken from ff. 139v-140 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 65

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 65

Text page in Sephardi square script, at a passage from ~Lefikakh~ ('Therefore we are bound to thank'). Image taken from f. 65 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Hag... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 1404, f. 27v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 1404, f. 27v

Three initial-word panels with white vine motifs and foliate decoration, at the beginning of a ~piyyut~ (litugrical poem) for Passover. Image taken from f. 27v of Haggadah with commentary and liturgical poems f... more

Scenes from the life of Abraham from BL Add 11639, f. 118v

Scenes from the life of Abraham from BL Add 11639, f. 118v

Full-page miniature of scenes from Genesis 18. Upper register: the angel of God and Abraham talking about the whereabouts of Sarah who is standing in the house. Caption: 'This is Sarah who is in the tent and th... more

Jacob from BL Add 27210, f. 8v

Jacob from BL Add 27210, f. 8v

Detail of a miniature of Jacob meeting Pharaoh (Gen. 47:7). Image taken from f. 8v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Inhabited border from BL Add 27210, f. 23

Inhabited border from BL Add 27210, f. 23

Text page with a border inhabited by grotesques. Image taken from f. 23 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Scenes from Genesis from BL Add 27210, f. 2v

Scenes from Genesis from BL Add 27210, f. 2v

Full-page miniature, upper right: Adam naming the animals (Gen. 2:19-20), upper left: the Creation of Eve, the Temptation, lower right: the Sacrifice of Cain and Abel, lower left: Noah, his family and the anima... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2737, f. 26v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2737, f. 26v

Decorated initial-word panels in foliate frame. The upper one is ~Shefokh~ (pour out), at the introductory passage for the second part of the Hallel: 'Pour out your wrath' (Psalm 79:6); the lower one is ~Lo~ (n... more

Rabban Gamliel from BL Or 2737, f. 20v

Rabban Gamliel from BL Or 2737, f. 20v

Full-page miniature of Rabban Gamliel and his students. Image taken from f. 20v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

King David from BL Add 11639, f. 117v

King David from BL Add 11639, f. 117v

Full-page miniature of King David playing a harp. Caption: 'This is King David playing a harp'. Image taken from f. 117v of Miscellany of biblical and other texts ('The Northern French Miscellany' or earlier 't... more

Decorated initial word panel from BL Or 1404, f. 29v

Decorated initial word panel from BL Or 1404, f. 29v

Decorated initial-word panel with gold letters and the keywords of a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for Passover included into vertical band with penwork decoration. Image taken from f. 29v of Haggadah with comment... more

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 92

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 92

Coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 92 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

The divine name from BL Or 2884, f. 58

The divine name from BL Or 2884, f. 58

A miniature embedded into the body of the text depicting a giant leaf with three leaf-like ~yods~ (~yod~ is a Hebrew letter) inside used as a contraction of the name of God. Image taken from f. 58 of Haggadah f... more

'We were slaves' from BL Add 14761, f. 30v

'We were slaves' from BL Add 14761, f. 30v

Historiated initial-word panel with gold letters: ~Avadim~ at the beginning of the passage, 'We were slaves to Pharaoh'. Beneath the initial word, the Israelites build a tower under the supervision of a task ma... more

Front edge of the manuscript from BL Add 27210

Front edge of the manuscript from BL Add 27210

Front edge of the manuscript. Image taken from edge of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

The Bread of Affliction from BL Add 11639, f. 205

The Bread of Affliction from BL Add 11639, f. 205

Ritual illustration of celebrants around a Seder table with the master of the house lifting the first cup, at the beginning of the Haggadah. Image taken from f. 205 of Miscellany of biblical and other texts ('T... more

The plague fo darkness from BL Or 2737, f. 80v

The plague fo darkness from BL Or 2737, f. 80v

Full-page miniature of Moses (?) standing in a doorway with lifted hands, the Egyptians groping in the darkness, in an architectural frame. Image taken from f. 80v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresqu... more

Decorated title page from BL Add 27210, f. 2

Decorated title page from BL Add 27210, f. 2

Decorated title page depicting an arcade resting on mermaid caryatids and on columns decorated with gold flowers. In the middle of the arch, there is an angel's head with wings. Early seventeenth-century decora... more

Full border from BL Add 27210, f. 7v

Full border from BL Add 27210, f. 7v

Full border with early seventeenth-century decoration. Image taken from f. 7v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

'Pour out your wrath' from BL Add 14762, f. 31

'Pour out your wrath' from BL Add 14762, f. 31

Detail of an initial-word panel ~Shefokh~ (Pour out) decorated with foliate motifs, with its first letter inhabited by hybrids, at the beginning of the introductory sencence of the second part of the Hallel, 'P... more

Scenes from the life of Abraham from BL Add 14761, ff. 36v-37

Scenes from the life of Abraham from BL Add 14761, ff. 36v-37

Folio 36v: historiated initial-word panel with gold letters: ~Mi-thilah~ at the beginning of the passage, 'In the beginning our fathers were idolators'. Around the initial-word panel, two midrashic scenes: on t... more

The bitter herb from BL Or 1404, f. 18

The bitter herb from BL Or 1404, f. 18

Detail of a miniature representing the bitter herb (~maror~): a couple is seated at a spread Seder table with the husband pointing to his wife. This motif refers to a pun meaning that for the husband his wife i... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 57

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 57

Decorated initial-word panels with gold letters: The first initial-word panel, ~Shefokh~ (pour out) is the beginning of the introductory sentence to the second part of the Hallel. Image taken from f. 57 of Hagg... more

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 61v

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 61v

Coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 61v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 93

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 93

Coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 93 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 155

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 155

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 155 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 27210, f. 62

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 27210, f. 62

Decorated initial-word panel. Image taken from f. 62 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Scenes from Exodus from BL Add 27210, f. 14v

Scenes from Exodus from BL Add 27210, f. 14v

Full-page miniature, upper right: the tenth plague: the death of the first-born, the death of Pharaoh's first-born, the funeral of the first-born of the Israelites (or the Israelites taking Joseph's bier out of... more

Joseph meeting an angel from BL Add 27210, f. 5

Joseph meeting an angel from BL Add 27210, f. 5

Joseph meeting an angel on the way to his brothers, detail of a miniature depicting scenes from Genesis. Joseph's encounter with an angel is based on a midrashic explanation of Gen. 37:15, 'And a certain man fo... more

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 84

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 84

Coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 84 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Samson from BL Or 2737, f. 35v

Samson from BL Or 2737, f. 35v

Detail of a folio: miniature of Samson rending the lion. Image taken from f. 35v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 27210, f. 73

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 27210, f. 73

Decorated initial-word panels. Image taken from f. 73 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

R. Yosi the Galilean and R. Eliezer from BL Or 1404, f. 14v

R. Yosi the Galilean and R. Eliezer from BL Or 1404, f. 14v

Four initial-word panels with gold letters and white vine motifs; in the outer margin, two elderly men, Rabbi Yosi ha-Galili and Rabbi Eliezer are seated holding an open book. Image taken from f. 14v of Haggada... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 38v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 38v

Two decorated initial-word panels, the upper one is with gold and silver letters and with foliate on the top. Image taken from f. 38v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

R. Eleazar ben Azaryah and the Wise Son from BL Or 1404, f. 10

R. Eleazar ben Azaryah and the Wise Son from BL Or 1404, f. 10

Three initial-word panels, ~Amar~ (Said), ~Barukh~ (Blessed), ~Hakham~ (Wise) with gold letters and white vine motifs; two miniatures in the outer margin portraying two elderly men, Rabbi Eleazar ben Azaryah an... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 53

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 53

Decorated initial-word panels with gold and silver letters, and foliate spreading to the upper margin. Image taken from f. 53 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 2737, f. 49v

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 2737, f. 49v

Decorated initial-word panel in foliate frame, at the beginning of the Targumic paraphrase of Ex. 19 (Targum Jonathan). Image taken from f. 49v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah'). Writte... more

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 94

Coloured lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 94

Coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 94 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 1404, f. 20v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 1404, f. 20v

Initial-word panels with gold letters, white vine motifs and foliate decoration, at the beginning and within Psalm 116. Image taken from f. 20v of Haggadah with commentary and liturgical poems for Passover (the... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 63

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 63

Decorated initial-word panels with gold and silver letters, a miniature in the lower margin depicting a lion with foliated tail. Image taken from f. 63 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 36

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 36

Gold and silver lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 36 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2737, f. 28v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2737, f. 28v

Decorated initial-word panels, ~Mah~ (how, Psalm 116:12) and ~Hallelu~ (praise, Psalm 117), in the second part of the Hallel. Image taken from f. 28v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah'). ... more

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 2884, f. 37

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 2884, f. 37

Decorated initial-word panel with gold letters and foliate spreading to the upper margin. Image taken from f. 37 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Dragon from BL Add 11639, f. 68v

Dragon from BL Add 11639, f. 68v

Detail of an initial-word panel ~Wa-yedabber~ (And the Lord spake unto Moses) inhabited by a dragon, at the beginning of Numbers. Image taken from f. 68v of Miscellany of biblical and other texts ('The Northern... more

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 159

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 159

Text page with punctuated Sephardi square script. Image taken from f. 159 of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Scenes from the life of Joseph from BL Add 27210, f. 7

Scenes from the life of Joseph from BL Add 27210, f. 7

Full-page miniature, upper right: Pharaoh's dream; upper left: Joseph interpreting Pharaoh's dream in front of his counsellors; lower right: Joseph ordering the arrest of Simeon; lower left: Joseph revealing hi... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 27210, f. 59v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 27210, f. 59v

Decorated initial-word panels on a text page. Image taken from f. 59v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 22v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 22v

Decorated initial-word panels with pen-flourishing. Image taken from f. 22v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 27210, f. 25

Text page from BL Add 27210, f. 25

Text page. Image taken from f. 25 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Joseph from BL Add 27210, f. 6v

Joseph from BL Add 27210, f. 6v

Detail of a miniature of Joseph and Potiphar's wife (Gen. 39:12-14), Joseph interpreting the dreams of the butler and the baker (Gen. 40:9-19). Image taken from f. 6v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Hagga... more

Moses from BL Add 27210, f. 10v

Moses from BL Add 27210, f. 10v

Detail of a miniature of Moses in front of the Burning Bush. Image taken from f. 10v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 27210, f. 57v

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 27210, f. 57v

Decorated initial-word panel on a text page. Image taken from f. 57v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Moses hitting the rock from BL Add 11639, f. 743

Moses hitting the rock from BL Add 11639, f. 743

Full-page miniature of Moses hitting the rock in the desert to bring forth water with two Israelites behind his back. Image taken from f. 743 of Miscellany of biblical and other texts ('The Northern French Misc... more

Cain and Abel from BL Add 27210, f. 2v

Cain and Abel from BL Add 27210, f. 2v

Detail of a miniature of the Sacrifice of Cain and Abel. Image taken from f. 2v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Rabbi Akiva from BL Or 1404, f. 15

Rabbi Akiva from BL Or 1404, f. 15

Decorated initial-word panel, ~R. Akiva~, and in the outer margin; a miniature of an elderly man holding an open book representing Rabbi Akiva. Image taken from f. 15 of Haggadah with commentary and liturgica... more

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 53

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 53

Gold and coloured lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 53 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Full border from BL Add 27210, f. 3v

Full border from BL Add 27210, f. 3v

Full border with early seventeenth-century decoration. Image taken from f. 3v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Plague of lice from BL Add 27210, f. 12v

Plague of lice from BL Add 27210, f. 12v

Detail of a miniature of the third plague, of lice. Image taken from f. 12v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Upper binding from BL Or 1404, Upper binding

Upper binding from BL Or 1404, Upper binding

Fifteenth-century Italian white parchment binding, coloured and gold-tooled framing bands. Image taken from Upper binding of Haggadah with commentary and liturgical poems for Passover (the 'Brother Haggadah'). ... more

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 27210, f. 22v

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 27210, f. 22v

Decorated initial-word panel with bar extenders and grotesques. Image taken from f. 22v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

Bitter herb from BL Add 14762, f. 22v

Bitter herb from BL Add 14762, f. 22v

Detail of a marginal painting of a man lifting the ~maror~ (bitter herb), under the initial word ~maror~ at the beginning of the passage, 'This is ~maror~'. Image taken from f. 22v of Haggadah for Passover (the... more

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 62v

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Or 2884, f. 62v

Decorated initial-word panels with gold and silver letters and pen-flourishing, in Psalm 118, in the Hallel. Image taken from f. 62v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 150v

Text page from BL Add 14761, f. 150v

Text page with Sephardi punctuated semi-cursive script. Image taken from f. 150v of Haggadah, liturgical poems and biblical readings for Passover (The 'Barcelona Haggadah'), Sephardic rite. Written in Hebrew.

Embellished vertical band from BL Or 2884, f. 22

Embellished vertical band from BL Or 2884, f. 22

Vertical band with keywords of the text decorated with pen-flourishing. Image taken from f. 22 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 14061, f. 127v

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 14061, f. 127v

Decorated initial-word panel with foliate motifs and a hybrid. Image taken from f. 127v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 2884, f. 20

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Or 2884, f. 20

Decorated initial-word panel with gold letters. Image taken from f. 20 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Sister Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Text page from BL Add 27210, f. 64

Text page from BL Add 27210, f. 64

Text page. Image taken from f. 64 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

The unleavened bread from BL Or 1404, f. 17v

The unleavened bread from BL Or 1404, f. 17v

Initial-word panel, ~matzah~ (unleavened bread) with white vine and foliate decoration. Beneath the panel is a giant ~matzah~ with a hybrid inside and flanked by two men. Beneath the giant ~matzah~ is a couple ... more

The bread of affliction from BL Or 1404, f. 9

The bread of affliction from BL Or 1404, f. 9

Illustrated initial-word panel: ~Ha lahma~ ('This is the bread of affliction'). On the left side of the panel is an elderly bearded man with a book, on the right side, a servant pouring the first cup out of the... more

Spine of the manuscript from BL Add 27210, Spine

Spine of the manuscript from BL Add 27210, Spine

Image taken from Spine of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

The eighth plague from BL Or 2737, f. 79v

The eighth plague from BL Or 2737, f. 79v

Full-page miniature of the plague of the locusts, in an architectural frame. Image taken from f. 79v of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Hispano-Moresque Haggadah'). Written in Hebrew.

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 33

Gold lettering from BL Add 27210, f. 33

Gold lettering on a text page. Image taken from f. 33 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.

The eighth and the ninth plagues from BL Or 1404, f. 5v

The eighth and the ninth plagues from BL Or 1404, f. 5v

Full-page miniature, upper register: the plague of the locusts, lower register: the plague of darkness. Image taken from f. 5v of Haggadah with commentary and liturgical poems for Passover (the 'Brother Haggada... more

Full border from BL Add 27210, f. 8

Full border from BL Add 27210, f. 8

Full border with early seventeenth-century decoration. Image taken from f. 8 of Haggadah for Passover (the 'Golden Haggadah''). Written in Hebrew.