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Lot #    13195
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 12:31:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Geist der Hagada
Author    [Only Ed.] Dr. Jacob Hamburger
City    Leipzig
Publisher    Leopold Schnauss
Publication Date    1857
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [6], 138, 2 pp., 232:150 mm., wide margins, light age staining, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed and split.
          
Detailed
Description
   An alphabetical anthology of talmudic and midrashic sayings by Dr. Jacob Hamburger (18261911), German rabbi and scholar. Hamburger, who was born in Loslaw (Wodzislaw, Poland), served as rabbi in Neustadt (near Pinne, Poland) and Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Prussia). His most important work was his two-volume Real-Encyklopaedie fuer Bibel und Talmud, the first such work ever published in the German language (187483) dealing with the Bible and Talmud respectively. This he later extended into a three-volume Real-Encyklopaedie des Judentums (18741900, 1904053), the third volume dealing with post-talmudic Judaism. Hamburger also began to write Geist der Hagada, an alphabetical anthology of talmudic and midrashic sayings, but only completed the letter A (1857). He also contributed the section on the Karaites and other matters to Winter and Wuensche's standard work on post-biblical literature, Juedische Litteratur seit Abschluss des Kanons (189496).
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Agadah
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica