An Amazing Star of David Illustration from a 13th Century Book of Deuteronomy

A page from a thirteenth-century German Pentateuch (‘the Duke of Sussex’s German Pentateuch’) includes a Star of David, symbol of Judaism, at the start of Deuteronomy.

Magen David, Pinterest


Initial-word panel Elleh (these) in gold letters, placed in the centre of a full-page miniature of a Gothic architectural structure inhabited by dragons, hybrids and an elephant embedded into a Star of David, at the beginning of Deuteronomy.

Elephant, hybrids and dragons

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