Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


January 27th, 2015
World Holocaust Victims Remembrance Day

February 1st, 2015
National Freedom Day

February 2nd, 2015
Groundhog Day

February 4th, 2015
World Cancer Day

February 4th, 2015
Tu B'Shevat

February 12th, 2015
Lincoln's Birthday

February 14th, 2015
Valentine's Day

February 16th, 2015
Presidents' Day

February 16th, 2015
Daisy Gatson Bates Day

February 17th, 2015
Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras

February 18th, 2015
Ash Wednesday

February 19th, 2015
Chinese New Year

February 20th, 2015
World Day of Social Justice

February 21st, 2015
International Mother Language Day

 



Search:

Postcard Jewish Hebrew Illuminated Manuscript Passover Meal Barcelona Haggadah For Sale

Postcard Jewish Hebrew Illuminated Manuscript Passover Meal Barcelona Haggadah

POSTCARD OF
JEWISH MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATIONS
THE Passover MEAL
BARCELONA HAGGADAH
NORTHERN SPAIN, c. 1350
ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT
ADDITIONAL MANUSCRIPTS 14761, FOLIO 28V
THE BRITISH LIBRARY

UNUSED MODERN C. 1996 REPRINT POST CARD POSTCARD

APPROX. SIZE OF CARD: 6.5" X 4.75"
SHIPPING AND HANDLING:
FREE IN UNITED STATES; $2 WORLDWIDE

Description

Haggadah of Pesach
The Haggadah is a Jewish religious text that sets out the order of the Passover Seder. Haggadah, meaning "telling," is a fulfillment of the scriptural commandment to each Jew to "tell your son" about the Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt, as described in the book of Exodus in the Torah. Sephardi and Oriental Jews also apply the term Haggadah to the service itself, as it constitutes the act of "telling your son".

Authorship
According to Jewish tradition the Haggadah was compiled during the Mishnaic and Talmudic periods, although the exact date is unknown. The Haggadah could not have been written earlier than the time of Rabbi Yehudah bar Elaay (circa 170 CE) who is the last tanna to be quoted in the Haggadah. According to most Talmudic commentaries Rav and Shmuel argued on the compilation of the Haggadah, and hence it wasn't completed by then. Based on a Talmudic statement, it was completed by the time of Rav Nachman (mentioned in Pesachim 116a). There is a dispute however to which Rav Nachman, the Talmud was referring. According to some commentators this was Rav Nachman bar Yaakov (circa 280 CE) while others maintain this was Rav Nachman bar Yitzchak (360 CE). However the Malbim, along with a minority of commentators believe that Rav and Shmuel were not arguing on its compilation but on its interpretation and hence was completed before then. According to this explanation; the Haggadah was written during the lifetime of Rav Yehudah haNasi, the compiler of the Mishna. The Malbim theorizes that the Haggadah was written by Rav Yehudah haNasi himself.

History
As of 2006, the oldest complete readable manuscript of the Haggadah found is in a prayer book compiled by Saadia Gaon in the tenth century. The earliest known Haggadot, produced as works in their own right; are manuscripts from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries; such as "The Golden Haggadah" (probably Barcelona c. 1320) and the "Sarajevo Haggadah" (late fourteenth century). It is believed that the first printed Haggadot were produced in 1482, in Guadalajara, Spain; however this is mostly conjecture, as there is no printer's colophon. The oldest confirmed printed Haggadah was printed in Soncino, Italy in 1486 by the Soncino family.

Although the Jewish printing community was quick to adopt the printing press as a means of producing texts, the general adoption rate of printed Haggadot (the plural of Hagaddah) was slow. By the end of the sixteenth century, only twenty-five Haggadah editions had been printed. This number increased to thirty-seven during the seventeenth century, and 234 during the eighteenth century. It is not until the nineteenth century, when 1,269 separate editions were produced, that a significant shift is seen toward printed Haggadot as opposed to manuscripts. From 1900–1960 alone, over 1,100 Haggadot were printed.

Published in 1526, the Prague Haggadah is known for its attention to detail in lettering and introducing many of the themes still found in modern texts. Although illustrations had often been a part of the Haggadah, it was not until the Prague Haggadah that they were used extensively in a printed text. The Haggadah features over sixty woodcut illustrations picturing "scenes and symbols of the Passover ritual; [...] biblical and rabbinic elements that actually appear in the Haggadah text; and scenes and figures from biblical or other sources that play no role in the Haggadah itself, but have either past or future redemptive associations".

While the main portions of the text of the Haggadah have remained mostly the same since their original compilation, there have been some additions after the last part of the text. Some of these additions, such as the cumulative songs "One Kid" and "Who Knows One?", which were added sometime in the fifteenth century, gained such acceptance that they became a standard to print at the back of the Haggadah. In more recent times, attempts to modernize the Haggadah have been undertaken primarily to revitalize a text seen by some as "no longer expressing their deepest religious feelings nor their understanding of the Passover festival itself". However, it should be noted that Orthodox Judaism does not approve of this "modernization" and still uses the historical texts.


Postcard Jewish Hebrew Illuminated Manuscript Passover Meal Barcelona Haggadah

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Postcard Jewish Hebrew Illuminated Manuscript Passover Meal Barcelona Haggadah:
$3




Postcard  Synagogue Italia Italy Venice Venezia Judaica  Jews Sinagogas picture
Postcard Synagogue Italia Italy Venice Venezia Judaica Jews Sinagogas


Catholic San Francisco De Asis Pc Prado Madrid Greco picture
Catholic San Francisco De Asis Pc Prado Madrid Greco


Pc Gruss Aus Prag Czech Republic Judaica Jew Jews 1900 picture
Pc Gruss Aus Prag Czech Republic Judaica Jew Jews 1900


Africa Algeria Algerie Argel ? Mosque & Natives 1910s picture
Africa Algeria Algerie Argel ? Mosque & Natives 1910s


Art Postcard 1910s La ConcepciÓn De La Virgen -  Spain Prado Madrid TiÉpolo  - picture
Art Postcard 1910s La ConcepciÓn De La Virgen - Spain Prado Madrid TiÉpolo -


Pc Judaica Gheto Venezia Venice Italy  Arena picture
Pc Judaica Gheto Venezia Venice Italy Arena


Pc Portugal Tomar Judaica Synagogue Jewish Jews Jew picture
Pc Portugal Tomar Judaica Synagogue Jewish Jews Jew


Postcard  Portugal Tomar Judaica Synagogue Jewish Jews picture
Postcard Portugal Tomar Judaica Synagogue Jewish Jews


Praying Hands 3-d Lenticular Postcard picture
Praying Hands 3-d Lenticular Postcard


Unused Postcard Great Little Boy & Girl -
Unused Postcard Great Little Boy & Girl - "we Missed You Last Sunday"