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05 December 2013

Happy Hanukkah!

Today is the last day of Hanukkah; the Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts section hopes you have had (and will continue to have) a very happy Festival of Lights - Hanukkah Sameach!

Add MS 15250 f. 3v c00370-09b
Full-page miniature of a menorah surrounded by Temple instruments, from a Hebrew Bible (the 'Duke of Sussex's Catalan Bible) with masorah magna and parva, Spain (Catalonia), 3rd quarter of the 14th century, Add MS 15250, f. 3v

  King's MS 1, f. 3r c13587-87
Full-page miniature of a menorah surrounded by Temple instruments, from a Hebrew Bible (the 'King's Bible), Spain (Catalonia), last quarter of the 14th century, Kings MS 1, f. 3r

Or 5024, f. 19r detail c13582-35
Detail of a man lighting the Hanukkah lamp, from Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (Pisqei Rabbi Yeshayah Aharon), Italy (Bologna), 1374, Or 5024, f. 19r

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