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Fol. 18v: A bearded man within a panel in the lower outer margin illustrates the adjacent text of Rabbi Akiva. The Rabbi, with grey beard and bareheaded, is seated on a bench holding an open book and looking upwards. The tiled floor is in alternating dark and light green. On the blue ground on the left the inscription R. Akiva ר' עקיבה)) is written in semi-square script by Erhard. 

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The Tegernsee Haggadah | Unknown
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Fol. 18v
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Before 1489
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Germany | Munich | Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (BSB)
| Cod. hebr. 200 (Steinschneider 1895, No. 200)
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Black and brown ink, gold leaf and powder and different shades of blue, magenta, green, grey, vermilion, yellow, and white.
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53 x 39 mm.; 4 lines high
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0
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Custom
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Fig. 1: Rabbi Akiva

Tegernsee Haggadah

Munich, BSB Cod. hebr. 200, fol. 18v

Fig. 2: Rabbi Akiva

Floersheim Haggadah

North Italy, 1502

Zurich, Floersheim Coll.

no sign., p. 14

(The Floersheim Haggadah, facsimile 1985)

Fig. 3: Rabbi Akiva teaching

Kaufmann Haggadah

Barcelona, 1350-1360

Budapest, MTAK Kaufmann Coll. A 422,

fol. 33v

(Kaufmann Haggadah, facsimile 1990)

 

The iconography of Rabbi Akiva, similar to that of other rabbis in Sephardi and Ashkenazi haggadot from all periods, consists of a bearded man, usually sitting, with or without an open book in his hands (figs. 1, 2). In some Sephardi examples Rabbi Akiva is depicted with his disciples (fig. 3).

See also fols. 18 and 20v.

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