Depiction of a Medieval Passover from the Rylands Haggadah

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Arienne King
by Wmpearl
published on 19 April 2019
Depiction of a Medieval Passover from the Rylands Haggadah Download Full Size Image

An illustration from the so-called "Rylands Haggadah", made in 14th Century CE Catalonia, Spain. The upper register of the illustration portrays the preparation for Passover by painting the doorposts with the blood of a sacrificial lamb. The lower register portrays the celebration of the Seder.

The manuscript is currently a part of the collection of John Rylands Library in Manchester, UK.

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Wmpearl. (2019, April 19). Depiction of a Medieval Passover from the Rylands Haggadah. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10472/depiction-of-a-medieval-passover-from-the-rylands/

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Wmpearl. "Depiction of a Medieval Passover from the Rylands Haggadah." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 19, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10472/depiction-of-a-medieval-passover-from-the-rylands/.

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Wmpearl. "Depiction of a Medieval Passover from the Rylands Haggadah." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Apr 2019. Web. 13 Jul 2024.

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