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Decorated initial and border from BL Eg 2904, f. 47

Decorated initial and border from BL Eg 2904, f. 47

Decorated initial and border. Image taken from f. 47 of Prayer book. Written in Dutch.

Decorated initials from BL Royal 2 A XX, ff. 10v-11

Decorated initials from BL Royal 2 A XX, ff. 10v-11

Text written in Insular minuscule with decorated initials, surrounded by 10th-century Benedictine liturgical annotations. Image taken from ff. 10v-11 of Prayer book (the 'Royal Prayer Book'), including the apoc... more

Jeremiah from BL Add 9405, f. 12

Jeremiah from BL Add 9405, f. 12

Historiated initial word at the beginning of the Book of Lamentations: Jeremiah seated on a small stool with an open book in front of him. In the left side of the initial word, in the inner margin, there are va... more

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 6

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 6

Pen drawn dragon next to the initial word of Ecclesiastes. Image taken from f. 6 of Biblical readings from a festival prayer book (~mahzor~): Song of Songs, Ruth, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations. Written in Hebrew.

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 3v

Dragon from BL Add 9405, f. 3v

Pen drawn dragon next to the initial word of the Book of Ruth. Image taken from f. 3v of Biblical readings from a festival prayer book (~mahzor~): Song of Songs, Ruth, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations. Written in Hebrew.

David and Goliath from BL Add 9405, f. 11v

David and Goliath from BL Add 9405, f. 11v

David and Goliath, and the end of Ecclesiastes (12:13-14), with a caption over the head of David: 'King David'. Image taken from f. 11v of Biblical readings from a festival prayer book (~mahzor~): Song of Songs... more

Decorated initial word from BL Add 9406, f. 17

Decorated initial word from BL Add 9406, f. 17

Initial word decorated with a dragon torso lying on top of the letter, at the beginning of Jeremiah. Image taken from f. 17 of Biblical reading from a festival prayer book (~mahzor~): Job, Jeremiah 1:1-23:7, Is... more

Dove from BL Add 9405, f. 1

Dove from BL Add 9405, f. 1

Marginal drawing of a dove next to the word ~yonim~ (doves), at the beginning of the Song of Songs. Image taken from f. 1 of Biblical readings from a festival prayer book (~mahzor~): Song of Songs, Ruth, Eccles... more

Decorated initial word from BL Add 10456, f. 1v

Decorated initial word from BL Add 10456, f. 1v

Initial word decorated with foliate motifs in ink, at the beginning of a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for Hanukkah (for the poem, see Davidson vol. 1, no. 1651). Image taken from f. 1v of Festival prayer book (~m... more

Cauldron from BL Add 10456, f. 47v

Cauldron from BL Add 10456, f. 47v

Initial word decorated with foliate motifs and a small cauldron is hanging on a sprig, at the beginning of a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for ~Shabbat ha-Gadol~ (for the poem, see Davidson, vol. 1, no. 1086). The... more

Decorated initial word from BL Add 10456, f. 92v

Decorated initial word from BL Add 10456, f. 92v

Initial word decorated with foliate and penwork in black ink, at the beginning of a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for the seventh day of Passover (for the poem, see Davidson, vol. 2, no. 239). Image taken from f. ... more

Image from BL Add 10456, f. 159v

Image from BL Add 10456, f. 159v

Image taken from f. 159v of Festival prayer book (~mahzor~) for the Special Shabbatot, Passover and Shavuot, Ashkenazi rite, with Books of Ruth (ff. 163v-168v) and Song of Songs (ff. 168v-172v). Written in Hebrew.

Red heifer from BL Add 10456, f. 28v

Red heifer from BL Add 10456, f. 28v

Miniature of a red heifer in the lower margin illustrating a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for ~Shabbat Parah~. Caption: ‘Red heifer’. Mutilated by a later trimming. Image taken from f. 28v of Festival prayer book... more

Decorated initial word from BL Add 10456, f. 51

Decorated initial word from BL Add 10456, f. 51

Initial word decorated with foliate motifs in black ink and red, at the beginning of a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for the first day of Passover (for the poem, see Davidson, vol. 1, no. 1962). Image taken from f... more

Red heifer from BL Add 10456, f. 28v

Red heifer from BL Add 10456, f. 28v

Detail of a page: miniature of a red heifer in the lower margin illustrating a ~piyyut~ (liturgical poem) for ~Shabbat Parah~. Caption: ‘Red heifer’. Mutilated by a later trimming. Image taken from f. 28v of Fe... more

Man praying from BL Add 10456, f. 159v

Man praying from BL Add 10456, f. 159v

Textual illustration in the lower margin, mutilated due to trimming. A young man in prayer shawl standing at a reading desk with an open book on it. Image taken from f. 159v of Festival prayer book (~mahzor~) f... more

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 259v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 259v

Coat of arms with three angular strips. Image taken from f. 259v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man with lulav from BL Add 26968, f. 298v

Man with lulav from BL Add 26968, f. 298v

Marginal painting of a man holding a branch of ~lulav~ and an ~etrog~, at Sukkot. Image taken from f. 298v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Embellished column from BL Add 26968, f. 270v

Embellished column from BL Add 26968, f. 270v

Embellished column made up of initial-word panels and panels inhabited by horsemen and a hare, at a liturgical poem for Yom Kippur (for the poem, see Davidson vol. 1, no. 1262). Image taken from f. 270v of Pray... more

Sukkah from BL Add 26968, f. 316v

Sukkah from BL Add 26968, f. 316v

Detail of a painting of a ~sukkah~ (booth built for Sukkot) with a spread table and three figures, at the end of the Sukkot liturgy. Image taken from f. 316v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year,... more

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 301

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 301

Detail of a marginal painting of a man in prayer, at Sukkot. Image taken from f. 301 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Detail of a marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 294v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Detail of a partial foliate border with a nest full of young birds and a parent bird approaching. Image taken from f. 283v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Sukkah from BL Add 26968, f. 316v

Sukkah from BL Add 26968, f. 316v

Painting of a ~sukkah~ (booth built for Sukkot) with a spread table and three figures, at the end of the Sukkot liturgy. Image taken from f. 316v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rit... more

Birds from BL Add 26968, f. 279v

Birds from BL Add 26968, f. 279v

Detail of a partial foliate border inhabited by a parrot and a duck. Image taken from f. 279v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 248

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 248

Detail of a marginal painting of a man blowing the shofar in the margin, at an instruction to blow the shofar. Image taken from f. 248 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Dog and birds from BL Add 26968, f. 280v

Dog and birds from BL Add 26968, f. 280v

Detail of a partial foliate border inhabited by a dog with a rooster in his mouth and two birds in the upper margin. Image taken from f. 280v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. W... more

Textual illustrations from BL Add 26968, f. 111v

Textual illustrations from BL Add 26968, f. 111v

Framed marginal illustration of two scenes, probably depicting Abraham breaking the idols, and Abraham in front of King Nimrod, illustrating the passage, 'We were slaves'. The scene in the lower margin depicts ... more

Mourner from BL Add 26968, f. 326

Mourner from BL Add 26968, f. 326

Detail of a marginal painting of a mourner, at a text for burial service. Image taken from f. 326 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Rooster and dog from BL Add 26968, f. 277

Rooster and dog from BL Add 26968, f. 277

Partial foliate border inhabited by a rooster, and a running dog included into the body of the text. Image taken from f. 277 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Hoshanot from BL Add 26968, ff. 303v-304

Hoshanot from BL Add 26968, ff. 303v-304

Marginal paintings of a group of men holding branches, and one of them holding a book, at Hoshanah Rabbah. Image taken from ff. 303v-304 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Writte... more

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Detail of an initial-word panel accompanied by a dragon and a hybrid, at the evening prayer for Yom Kippur. Image taken from f. 262v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 290

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 290

Detail of a marginal painting of a figure bending down at the text, 'Thank you'. Image taken from f. 290 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man and lion fighting from BL Add 26968, f. 253

Man and lion fighting from BL Add 26968, f. 253

Drawing of a tree inhabited by birds and next to it a knight in armour and a lion. Image taken from f. 253 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 340v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 340v

Full-page miniature of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 340v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man wrestling with a lion from BL Add 26968, f. 340

Man wrestling with a lion from BL Add 26968, f. 340

Marginal drawing of a man wrestling with a lion (Samson?), at the end of the Siddur. Image taken from f. 340 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 290

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 290

Marginal painting of a figure bending down at the text, 'Thank you'. Image taken from f. 290 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Torah scroll from BL Add 26968, f. 139v

Torah scroll from BL Add 26968, f. 139v

Illumination of a man holding a Torah scroll in front of the open Torah Ark, and behind him a congregation in prayer, at a liturgical poem for Passover (for the poem, see Davidson, vol. 1, no. 3139). Image take... more

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 26968, f. 84v

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 26968, f. 84v

Initial-word panel decorated with elaborate pen-flourishing spreading to the margins. Image taken from f. 84v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 230 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Giving of the Law from BL Add 26968, f. 145

Giving of the Law from BL Add 26968, f. 145

Framed marginal illlustration of an angel giving the Tablets of the Law to Moses kneeling on Mount Sinai, at the beginning of the mishnaic tractate ~Pirqei Avot~. The Israelites are waiting at the foot of the m... more

Man pointing to his eye from BL Add 26968, f. 207v

Man pointing to his eye from BL Add 26968, f. 207v

Marginal painting of a man pointing to his eye, at a liturgical poem for 10 of Tevet (a Jewish fast day) starting with 'Be your eyes open' (for the poem, see Davidson vol. 3, no. 118). Image taken from f. 207v ... more

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 230

Detail of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 230 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 248

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 248

Marginal painting of a man blowing the shofar in the margin, at an instruction to blow the shofar. Image taken from f. 248 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Wolf and lamb from BL Add 26968, f. 281v

Wolf and lamb from BL Add 26968, f. 281v

Detail of a partial foliate border inhabited by a wolf with a lamb in his mouth. Image taken from f. 281v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 26968, f. 93

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 26968, f. 93

Initial-word panels decorated with elaborate pen-flourishing spreading to the margins. Image taken from f. 93 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 26968, ff. 28v-29

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 26968, ff. 28v-29

Initial-word panels with pen-flourishing Image taken from ff. 28v-29 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Duck from BL Add 26968, f. 249v

Duck from BL Add 26968, f. 249v

Partial foliate border inhabited by a duck or a goose (?). Image taken from f. 249v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Nest from BL Add 26968, f. 283v

Partial foliate border with a nest full of young birds and a parent bird approaching. Image taken from f. 283v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 244

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 244

Detail of a marginal drawing of a man blowing the shofar in the lower margin, at an instruction to blow the shofar. Image taken from f. 244 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Wri... more

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 244

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 244

Marginal drawing of a man blowing the shofar in the lower margin, at an instruction to blow the shofar. Image taken from f. 244 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

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

Seder table from BL Add 26968, f. 119v

Seder table from BL Add 26968, f. 119v

Detail of a framed marginal painting of a family around the Seder table with the master of the house making the blessing over the second cup of wine. Image taken from f. 119v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for... more

Lighting of the Hanukah lamp from BL Add 26968, f. 101

Lighting of the Hanukah lamp from BL Add 26968, f. 101

Detail of a framed marginal illustration of a man lighting the Hanukkah lamp with a congregation behind him. Image taken from f. 101 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Lion from BL Add 26968, f. 207

Lion from BL Add 26968, f. 207

Detail of a marginal illustration of a lion perhaps connected to the word ~Judah~ appearing in the last line of the folio. Image taken from f. 207 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian ri... more

Neilah from BL Add 26968, f. 287

Neilah from BL Add 26968, f. 287

Drawing of two closed gates flanking a tower above the initial words, at the ~Neilah~ prayer. Image taken from f. 287 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man wrestling with a lion from BL Add 26968, f. 340

Man wrestling with a lion from BL Add 26968, f. 340

Detail of a marginal drawing of a man wrestling with a lion (Samson?), at the end of the Siddur. Image taken from f. 340 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Dog from BL Add 26968, f. 277

Dog from BL Add 26968, f. 277

Detail of a running dog included into the body of the text. Image taken from f. 277 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man and lion fighting from BL Add 26968, f. 253

Man and lion fighting from BL Add 26968, f. 253

Detail of a drawing of a tree inhabited by birds and next to it a knight in armour and a lion. Image taken from f. 253 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Lighting of the Hanukkah lamp from BL Add 26968, f. 101

Lighting of the Hanukkah lamp from BL Add 26968, f. 101

Initial-word panel decorated with pen-flourishing. Framed marginal illustration of a man lighting the Hanukkah lamp with a congregation behind him. Image taken from f. 101 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for th... more

Mourner from BL Add 26968, f. 326

Mourner from BL Add 26968, f. 326

Marginal painting of a mourner, at a text for burial service. Image taken from f. 326 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Bear from BL Add 26968, f. 284v

Bear from BL Add 26968, f. 284v

Partial foliate border with a bear. Image taken from f. 284v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Lion and duck from BL Add 26968, f. 207

Lion and duck from BL Add 26968, f. 207

Partial foliate border inhabited by a duck, and marginal illustration of a lion perhaps connected to the word ~Judah~ appearing in the last line of the folio. Image taken from f. 207 of Prayer book (~Forli Sidd... more

Neilah from BL Add 26968, f. 287

Neilah from BL Add 26968, f. 287

Detail of a drawing of two closed gates flanking a tower above the initial words, at the ~Neilah~ prayer. Image taken from f. 287 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Birds from BL Add 26968, f. 279v

Birds from BL Add 26968, f. 279v

Partial foliate border inhabited by a parrot and a duck. Image taken from f. 279v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Purim from BL Add 26968, ff. 209v-210

Purim from BL Add 26968, ff. 209v-210

Marginal illustration of people celebrating Purim. On folio 209v: in the upper margin a foliate scroll with a duck, a magpie and a dog chasing a rabbit; in the outer margin a man with a jar and a glass; in the ... more

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 325

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 325

Marginal painting of a coat of arms with three angular strips. Image taken from f. 325 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 26968, ff. 26v-27

Decorated initial-word panels from BL Add 26968, ff. 26v-27

Initial-word panels with pen-flourishing. Image taken from ff. 26v-27 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Bear from BL Add 26968, f. 284v

Bear from BL Add 26968, f. 284v

Detail of a partial foliate border with a bear. Image taken from f. 284v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Duck from BL Add 26968, f. 249v

Duck from BL Add 26968, f. 249v

Detail of a partial foliate border inhabited by a duck or a goose (?). Image taken from f. 249v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man pointing to his eye from BL Add 26968, f. 207v

Man pointing to his eye from BL Add 26968, f. 207v

Detail of a marginal painting of a man pointing to his eye, at a liturgical poem for 10 of Tevet (a Jewish fast day) starting with 'Be your eyes open' (for the poem, see Davidson vol. 3, no. 118). Image taken f... more

Rabban Gamliel from BL Add 26968, f. 118

Rabban Gamliel from BL Add 26968, f. 118

Framed marginal illustration of Rabban Gamliel teaching his pupils. Behind them there are codices in an open cabinet. The image illustrates the passage, 'Rabban Gamliel used to say'. Image taken from f. 118 of ... more

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 119

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 119

Framed marginal illustration of a man kneeling in prayer, at the beginning of the first part of the ~Hallel~ (Praise). Image taken from f. 119 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. ... more

Sukkah from BL Add 26968, f. 295

Sukkah from BL Add 26968, f. 295

Initial-word panel included into a depiction of a ~sukkah~ (booth built for Sukkot), at Sukkot. Image taken from f. 295 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Hoshanot from BL Add 26968, f. 305v

Hoshanot from BL Add 26968, f. 305v

Marginal painting of figure holding a branch, and a partial foliate border inhabited by a ram, at Hoshanah Rabbah. Image taken from f. 305v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Wri... more

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 336

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 336

Marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 336 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Seder table from BL Add 26968, f. 119v

Seder table from BL Add 26968, f. 119v

Framed marginal painting of a family around the Seder table with the master of the house making the blessing over the second cup of wine. Image taken from f. 119v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire ... more

Wolf and lamb from BL Add 26968, f. 281v

Wolf and lamb from BL Add 26968, f. 281v

Partial foliate border inhabited by a wolf with a lamb in his mouth. Image taken from f. 281v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Coat of arms from BL Add 26968, f. 294v

Marginal painting of a coat of arms of a shield party per fess, a demi-lion rampant. Image taken from f. 294v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 119

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 119

Detail of a framed marginal illustration of a man kneeling in prayer, at the beginning of the first part of the ~Hallel~ (Praise). Image taken from f. 119 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, It... more

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 301

Man in prayer from BL Add 26968, f. 301

Marginal painting of a man in prayer, at Sukkot. Image taken from f. 301 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Seudat mafseqet from BL Add 26968, f. 325v

Seudat mafseqet from BL Add 26968, f. 325v

Marginal painting of seudat mafseqet (pre-fast meal), the last meal before the fast of Tisha be-Av. The family is sitting on the ground barefoot and eating in silence. Image taken from f. 325v of Prayer book (F... more

Animals and birds from BL Add 26968, ff. 215v-216

Animals and birds from BL Add 26968, ff. 215v-216

Partial foliate border inhabited by different sorts of birds, and a cat chasing a mouse. Image taken from ff. 215v-216 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Matzah and maror from BL Add 26968, f. 118v

Matzah and maror from BL Add 26968, f. 118v

Framed marginal painting of two standing figures holding a piece of ~matzah~ (unleavened bread) and ~maror~ (bitter herb), at the passages, 'This matzah' and 'This maror'. Image taken from f. 118v of Prayer boo... more

Magpies from BL Add 26968, f. 282v

Magpies from BL Add 26968, f. 282v

Detail of a partial foliate border inhabited by two magpies. Image taken from f. 282v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Man with lulav from BL Add 26968, f. 298v

Man with lulav from BL Add 26968, f. 298v

Detail of a marginal painting of a man holding a branch of ~lulav~ and an ~etrog~, at Sukkot. Image taken from f. 298v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 238

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 238

Marginal drawing of a cowman with his herd blowing a shofar, at the blessing over blowing of the shofar at Rosh ha-Shanah. Image taken from f. 238 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian ri... more

Hoshanot from BL Add 26968, f. 305v

Hoshanot from BL Add 26968, f. 305v

Detail of a marginal painting of figure holding a branch, at Hoshanah Rabbah. Image taken from f. 305v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Praying figures from BL Add 26968, ff. 167v-168

Praying figures from BL Add 26968, ff. 167v-168

Illustration of men in prayer, at texts for fast days. Image taken from ff. 167v-168 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Men in prayer and an atournament scene from BL Add 26968, ff. 338v-339

Men in prayer and an atournament scene from BL Add 26968, ff. 338v-339

Marginal paintings of men in prayer in the outer margins, and an atournament scene (?) in the lower margins, at the blessing for bride and groom. Image taken from ff. 338v-339 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) fo... more

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 251v

Blowing the shofar from BL Add 26968, f. 251v

Partial foliate border and a man blowing the shofar in the margin, at an instruction to blow the shofar, and a man in prayer. Image taken from f. 251v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italia... more

Dog and birds from BL Add 26968, f. 280v

Dog and birds from BL Add 26968, f. 280v

Partial foliate border inhabited by a dog with a rooster in his mouth and two birds in the upper margin. Image taken from f. 280v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Rabban Gamliel from BL Add 26968, f. 118

Rabban Gamliel from BL Add 26968, f. 118

Detail of a marginal illustration of Rabban Gamliel and his pupils. Image taken from f. 118 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 26968, f. 9

Decorated initial-word panel from BL Add 26968, f. 9

Initial-word panel ~le-menatzeah~ (for the conductor) decorated with elaborate pen-flourishing spreading to the margins, at the beginning of Psalm 19. Image taken from f. 9 of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for t... more

Magpies from BL Add 26968, f. 282v

Magpies from BL Add 26968, f. 282v

Partial foliate border inhabited by two magpies. Image taken from f. 282v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Dragon and hybrid from BL Add 26968, f. 262v

Initial-word panel accompanied by a dragon and a hybrid, at the evening prayer for Yom Kippur. Image taken from f. 262v of Prayer book (~Forli Siddur~) for the entire year, Italian rite. Written in Hebrew.

Inhabited frames from BL Or 2736, ff. 8v-9

Inhabited frames from BL Or 2736, ff. 8v-9

f. 8v: text in decorated frame and marginal drawing of a man aiming a bird with his bow; f. 9: text in frame with penwork decoration inhabited by a hybrid, a bird and two human heads, at the list of the Psalms.... more

Hare hunt from BL Or 2736, f. 5v

Hare hunt from BL Or 2736, f. 5v

Text in decorated frame and marginal drawings of a bat (?) and a hare hunt, at the list of the Psalms. Image taken from f. 5v of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Fi... more

Dragons from BL Or 2736, f. 186

Dragons from BL Or 2736, f. 186

Detail of an initial-word panel with pen-flourishing and two dragons, at the customs of Hanukkah. Image taken from f. 186 of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Five S... more