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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
   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.
   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.
   Vinograd, Zolkiew 343; CD-EPI 0117108
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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Hasidic:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica