Sacred Text as Art: Selected Illustrated Volumes from the Baltimore Hebrew Institute Rare Books Collection

Friday, December 20, 2013

Cook Library, 3rd Floor Cook Library, Towson University, Towson, MD 21204, USA

Sacred Text as Art: Selected Illustrated Volumes from the Baltimore Hebrew Institute Rare Books Collection

An exhibit of select volumes from the Baltimore Hebrew Institute Joseph Meyerhoff Collection including:

--A 1693 Yiddish edition of the Meshal ha-Kadmoni, or The Fable of the Ancient

--David de Castro Tartas’s Sermoes que pregaraõ os Doctos Ingenios do Kahal Kadosh de Talmud Torah, or Sermons which were delivered by the talented gentlemen of the holy congregation Talmud Torah in 1675

--A pair of Haggadot, texts which set forth the order of the Passover Seder, printed in Amsterdam in 1695 and 1712.

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