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Title Elisha of Ascoli's Mantuan Ketubbah Detail.
Related place Carpi (Italy) - related place
Mantua (Italy) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Citation Note Italy
Estense University Library
Alpha.L.2.2(7) (0r. 85)
Host Item CJA Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts-1095-0196087
Description A roundel, located in the top right corner of the outer border, features the naked Adam and Eve each with an outstretched hand, holding a golden apple. The Tree of Knowledge with golden fruits and the serpent coiled around its trunk stands on the left. A Hebrew inscription encircles the scene: יבורכו חתן וכלה כברך ה' אדם וחוה, "May the groom and bride be blessed as the lord blessed Adam and Eve".
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts-1095-0196087
System Number 997003999330405171

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