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A ritualized, mindful engagement between reader and Hebrew Bible is supported by this manuscript’s lavish decorative program.
This unfinished Hebrew manuscript meant for a Passover ritual helps us understand how medieval manuscripts were made
Through art and text, Elisha ben Abraham Cresques penned the Farhi Bible to preserve his religious and cultural heritage for his descendants.
The Catalan Atlas reveals how one 14th-century Jewish mapmaker understood the political and ethnic realities of his world.
This is one of three known Hebrew Bibles that survive from the Crown of Castile in the 14th century
The Iberian Peninsula was a dynamic place in the fourteenth century, with artists from what is today France and Italy arriving in the area, as well as Catalan artists traveling elsewhere.