NICHOLAS OF LYRA, COMMENTARY ON THE BIBLE, GENESIS TO ECCLESIASTES

France, late 14th century, 19 x 12 3/8 in. (48.3 x 31.4 cm), MS. Bodl. 251, fols. 49v–50r

In this commentary, Nicholas of Lyra contrasts Jewish and Christian understandings of the table of the shewbread and the Menorah. Captions under the Menorah distinguish that drawn by “Rabbi Salomon” (Rashi) at left from that drawn “according to other learned men” at right.



fol. 49r




fol. 50v




fol. 51v




fol. 153r




fol. 169r




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