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Lot #    13117
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:52:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Shei'urei Beraha
Title (Hebrew)    שיורי ברכה
Author    [First Ed.] R. Hayyim Joseph David Azulai (Hida)
City    Salonica
Publisher    Joseph Molkho
Publication Date    1814
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. [1], 32, 94 ff., 289:216 mm., light age and damp staining, old hand on title, wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled paper boards.
          
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Detailed
Description
   Collection of the Hida's work on halakha by R. Raphael Kalmari. R. Hayyim Yoseph David Azulai (known by his Hebrew acronym HIDA, 1724–1806), halakhist, kabbalist, emissary, and bibliographer. The Hida was born in Jerusalem; he was descended on his father's side from a prominent family of rabbis and kabbalists from Spain while his mother was a daughter of Joseph Bialer who had gone to Erez Israel with R. Judah Hasid in 1770. He studied under some of the outstanding Jewish scholars of his age including R. Jonah Navon, R. Isaac ha-Kohen Rapoport, and R. Hayyim ibn Attar. R. Azulai attained early eminence in Jewish studies and was regarded by the Jewry of the Ottoman Empire and of Italy as the leading scholar of his generation. He was highly esteemed, too, by the Jews of Germany, especially after the publication of his works.
          
Paragraph 2    יבא את כל הכס"ף המתוקן מפוזר ומפורד ברובי ספריו ... א"ח י"ד א"ה חה"מ ... שותיה דמר ... ר' חיד"א זצוק"ל ... קבצם [ר' רפאל קלאמארו] ... בחיבוריו ... חיים שאל ח"א וח"ב, מראית העין, פתח עינים, יוסף אומץ, ככר לאדן, ועד לחכמים ... בתוכה שירי שירים ...
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0108688
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica