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Lot #    13276
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 1:12:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ginnat Egoz
Title (Hebrew)    גנת אגוז
Author    [Kabbalah - Hasidim] R. Joseph Gikatilla
City    Zholkva
Publisher    David b. Menahem Man, et. al.
Publication Date    1773
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Second edition. 95, [1] ff., 205:172 mm., nice margins, initial and final two ff. with slight damage affecting text, running titles trimmed many ff. A good copy bound in later cloth boards.
          
Paragraph 1    The copy of R. Jerahmiel Joseph b. Elazar Menahem, the Rebbe of Lelov-Jerusalem, see: Y. Alfasi, HaHasidut me-Dor le-Dor, p. 259, with his stamp ontitle verso.
          
Detailed
Description
   An introduction to the mystic symbolism of the alphabet, vowel points, and the Divine Names. The title derives from the initial letters of the kabbalistic elements gematria ("numerology"), notarikon ("acrostics"), temurah ("permutation").

R. Joseph b. Abraham Gikatilla (1248–c. 1325), Spanish kabbalist whose works exerted a profound and permanent influence on kabbalism. R. Gikatilla, who was born in Medinaceli, Castile, lived for many years in Segovia. Between 1272 and 1274 he studied under R. Abraham Abulafia, who praises him as his most successful pupil.

          
Paragraph 2    דפוס דוד בן מנחם מן, חיים דוד בן אהרן הלוי סג"ל וזאב וואלף בן גרשון הלוי סג"ל, בשנת אל ג'נ'ת' א'ג'ו'ז' י'רדתי לראות ב'א'יבי הנ'חל הסכמה: ר' צבי הירש ב"ר שמשון מייזלש, זאלקווי, כח ניסן תקל"ב.
          
Reference
Description
   Vinograd, Zolkiew 343; CD-EPI 0117108
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica