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Prato Haggadah, Spain, 1300. NY, Library of Jewish Theological Seminary, Ms. 9478, fol. 4v. Hebrew illuminated manuscript. Square Sphardi letters and Italo-ashquenazi letters.  http://patrimonio-ediciones.com/facsimil/prato-haggadah

Prato Haggadah, Spain, 1300. NY, Library of Jewish Theological Seminary, Ms. 9478, fol. 4v. Hebrew illuminated manuscript. Square Sphardi letters and Italo-ashquenazi letters. http://patrimonio-ediciones.com/facsimil/prato-haggadah

Shiviti

Shiviti : traditional synagogue artwork with names of God, used as a vehicle for contemplation.

A page from the 15th century illuminated Rothschild Haggadah, set to go on display at the National Library. (photo credit: Courtesy National Library of Israel)

A page from the century illuminated Rothschild Haggadah, set to go on display at the National Library. (photo credit: Courtesy National Library of Israel)

Haggadah with zoomorphic lettering. Hamilton Siddur, Spain or southern France, 13th century

Zoomorphic text from from the Passover Haggadah. Berlin State Library, MS Hamilton Prominent are the Hebrew words OTOT (signs) and MOFTIM (miracles).

Odekha ki anafta, yotser for First Sabbath of Hanukkah. #pictureoftheday

Image Title: * Odekha ki anafta, yotser for First Sabbath of Hanukkah* Creator: David bar Pesah -- Scribe.

Folio 5r — The wise son. The Prato Haggadah (MS 9478). Produced in Spain circa 1300, is among the oldest of all illuminated Spanish Haggadot and one of the few unfinished illuminated Hebrew manuscripts.

Folio — The wise son. The Prato Haggadah (MS Produced in Spain circa is among the oldest of all illuminated Spanish Haggadot and one of the few unfinished illuminated Hebrew manuscripts.

from the JTS library: the Prato Haggadah - Folio 6v — The simple son and the son who does not know how to ask

Folio — The simple son and the son who does not know how to ask. The Prato Haggadah (MS Produced in Spain circa is among the oldest of all illuminated Spanish Haggadot and one of the few unfinished illuminated Hebrew manuscripts.

Cambridge University Library Classmark: MS Add.662 Alternative Title(s): Siddur Uniform Title: סידור Subject(s): Manuscripts, Hebrew; Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts Origin Place: Germany Date of Creation: Fourteenth to fifteenth century C.E. Language(s): Hebrew Former Owner(s): Schönblum, S. Extent: 238 ff. Leaf height: 340 mm, width: 238 mm. Material: Parchment Format: Codex http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-00662/1

Cambridge University Library Classmark: MS Add.662 Alternative Title(s): Siddur Uniform Title: סידור Subject(s): Manuscripts, Hebrew; Judaism -- Liturgy -- Texts Origin Place: Germany Date of Creation: Fourteenth to fifteenth century C.E. Language(s): Hebrew Former Owner(s): Schönblum, S. Extent: 238 ff. Leaf height: 340 mm, width: 238 mm. Material: Parchment Format: Codex http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/MS-ADD-00662/1