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Author Epstein, Marc Michael, 1964-

Title The medieval Haggadah : art, narrative, and religious imagination / Marc Michael Epstein

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  ND3380.4.H33 E68 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  ND3380.4.H33 E68 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 324 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-318) and index
Contents Introduction : Jewish visual culture as memory's mirror -- The Birds' Head Haggadah. Birds' Head revisited -- Socioreligious stratification -- Narrative sequence -- Eucharistic polemics -- Metahistorical connections -- Eschatological hopes -- The Golden Haggadah. Silence is golden -- Women hidden in plain sight -- The Rylands and "Brother" Haggadot. Siblings : identical or fraternal? -- Iconography in dialogue -- Conclusions
LC subject Haggadah -- Illustrations
Jewish illumination of books and manuscripts
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
ISBN 9780300156669 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300156669 (cloth : alk. paper)