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Lot #    10531
Auction End Date    5/24/2005 11:34:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hayyei Amram
Title (Hebrew)    חיי עמרם
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Amram Elbaz
City    Meknes
Publisher    Sayag Brothers
Publication Date    1949
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. Portrait, [21], 219 pp., 298:200 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original half cloth boards.
   R. Amram Elbaz (1799–1857), codifier, judge, and poet, son of R. Judah, a codifier who headed the bet din of Sefrou. Many of his decisions were published in Avnei Shayish (2 pts., Jerusalem, 1930–34), and in his son's Hayyei Amram. He was one of the major fund raisers for the kolelim in Erez Israel. The Elbaz family of North African is noted for its rabbis. The Elbaz family originally lived in Azzaouia, Morocco, from which it was expelled in 1668 by King Moulai Rashid along with 1,300 other families. They then settled in Fez and in Sefrou.
Paragraph 2    שו"ת על ארבעה טורים ... בפלפול וסברה ... פעולת ... אדוני זקיני כמוהר"ר עמרם אלבאז זצוקלה"ה ... המשתדל במלאכת הקדש ... הצעיר יקותיאל מיכאל אלבאז נרו יאיר ... שנת ואל ת'ט'"ש' תורת אמך

הרבה תשובות מאת אבי המחבר, ר' יהודה ב"ר משה אלבאז. עמ' [3-13]: דברי המשתדל ... יקותיאל מיכאל ב"ר אבא ב"ר עמרם ב"ר יהודה ב"ר משה ב"ר מרדכי ב"ר אהרן ב"ר יצחק ב"ר שמואל ב"ר יצחק ב"ר שמואל ב"ר יעקב המכונה אלבאז. עמ' [14]: הקדמת המגיה ... ר' יוסף משאש.

   CD-EPI 0109894; EJ; J. M. Toledano, Ner ha-Ma'arav (1911), 74, 107, 138, 142, 208; idem, Ozar Genazim (1960), 88; J. Ben-Naim, Malkhei Rabbanan (1931), 44, 102, 107, 120–1; A. Elbaz, Hayyei Amram (1949), introduction.
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Morocco
Responsa:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica