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The purpose of the Passover seder is to relate and pass down the story of Exodus, the liberation from Egyptian bondage and deliverance into the Promised Land, to the next generation.
The biblical verses, Psalms, hymns, and traditions thereof are contained in and read from a Haggadah. A particularly splendid Baroque specimen of this religious manual is the Darmstadt Pesach Haggadahmade in in Copenhagen, which was both written and artfully decorated by Yehuda Leib ben Eliyya Ha-Cohen.
Jewish illuminators have, as a rule, always worked in a very traditional manner. In contrast to his colleagues, Yehuda Leib was primarily concerned with European artistic creation, particularly with the Danish tradition and acquired a new painting style bridging the gap between the Baroque—Rococo and the classical periods. The scholarly commentary by Ulf Haxen is in English and provides an introduction to the historic background of the manuscript.
It also explains the significance of the author and painter of the manuscript for the history of art, describing every single page separately. Half binding in leather and marbled patterned paper and with marble patterned flyleaves. All folios are cut according to the original. With marbled patterned paper and with marble patterned flyleaves.
Like the Bible and the Mahzor, it is among the most eminent illustrated Jewish religious manuscripts, since the Torah was never embellished with pictures. During the 18th century, the Pesach-Haggadah was virtually rediscovered by the arts, particularly by Danish artists working predominantly on this subject.
The fact hagadah in modern times, long after the invention of print, books — among them Jewish liturgical texts — were still copied by hand and lavishly decorated with the greatest care is hardly known, but impressively documented in this manuscript. Its illustrations of the relevant text passages represent ritual, biblical and eschatological aspects of liturgy.
Darmstadt Pessach Haggadah
The miniatures by Yehuda Haggdah Ha-Cohen resemble small paintings and illustrate topics from the Pesach-Haggadah with great enthusiasm for details and precision, while also providing an insight into contemporary life. The rise of Jewish communities in Denmark goes back to the 17th century when King Christian IV encouraged Jews to move there for economic haggarah political reasons.
One of the larger communities was Copenhagenwith approximately a hundred thousand members. This community offered a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a wide range of cultural and economic activities. The Jewish population in Denmark lived in relative peace and prosperity due to the flourishing economy, which also provided a basis for numerous artistic commissions.
Jewish scribes and painters thus discovered a favorite in the Pesach-Haggadah as an object for exquisite decoration. The Pesach-Haggadah commemorates the liberation of the people of Israel from servitude in Egypt and the Exodus to the Promised Landthe main pessh being to pass on this message of liberation from one generation to hhaggadah next, as “every person in whatever period they live has the obligation to consider themselves as being part of the great exodus from Egypt”. The prospect oessah final deliverance is drawn from a messianic perspective.
Passover begins on the 14th day of the month of Nisan, i. At night, every family has their Passover lamb and unleavened bread matzabitter herbs, and wine.
Haggadah with Commentaries – French (La Haggadah de Pessah)
Over the years, a fixed order seder was established for this religious meal, according to which the liturgy was held. The basic form of this order is about a thousand years old. It was later compiled in a small book called Pesach-Haggadah. This book comprises biblical verses, hymns and Psalms, and records of religious customs.
The head of the family reads it on the first pessaj second evenings of Passover. As this happens during the ceremony and the meal, most manuscripts show marks of use, such as stains of wine. We know of two Haggadot that he produced in Denmark, the Darmstadt Codex from the year and a second one from He was also influenced by the etchings of Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki.
His nuances in effects of light and shade conjure up a magical atmosphere.
In spite of his having been influenced by other artists, Leib developed an innovative style of his own, which makes his pictures truly unique. Images of Darmstadt Pessach Haggadah facsimile edition.
Our price like new. Image link Image link. Exact reproduction of the original document extent, color and size Commentary 1 volume 44 pages by U. Haxen The scholarly commentary by Ulf Haxen is in English and provides an introduction to the historic background of the manuscript.
Binding Half binding in leather and marbled patterned paper and with marble patterned flyleaves.
Extra With marbled patterned paper and with marble patterned flyleaves. A Liturgical Book for Passover The Pesach-Haggadah commemorates the liberation of the people of Israel from servitude in Egypt and the Exodus to the Promised Landthe main intention being to pass on this message of liberation from one generation to the next, as “every person in whatever period they live has the obligation to consider themselves as being part of the great exodus from Egypt”.
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