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Lot #    13593
Auction End Date    3/7/2006 11:20:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Document describing the passing of the Hatam Sofer
Author    [Ms.] R. Naphtali Sofer
City    Pressburg (Bratislava)
Publication Date    19th cent
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2] ff., 341:211 mm., usual light age staining, laid down, ink on paper, neat Ashkenazic script.
          
Detailed
Description
   Document description of the passing of the Hatam Sofer. The document was written by R. Naphtali b. Mordecai Ephraim Fishel Sofer (18191899), and printed in his Bet Ephraim (Pressburg 1872), as told by his father who was present at the event. R. Naphtali, an important Hungarian rabbi, was born in Pressburg, circumcised, raised, and educated by the Hatam Sofer, and subsequently became an outstanding pupil of Hatam Sofer. He served in several prestigious communities and authored several important works of responsa and novellae.
          
Reference
Description
   Hatam Sofer ve-Talmudov pp. 382-383
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica