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Bidding Information
Lot #    14895
Auction End Date    6/13/2006 1:43:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pirkei Avot
Title (Hebrew)    פרקי אבות
Author    [Avot - Liturgy]
City    Livorno (Leghorn)
Publisher    Solomon Belporte & Partner
Publication Date    1935
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   54 ff., 8 vo., 160:98 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary cloth boards, split.
          
Detailed
Description
   With Arabic translation following the rite of Baghdad. Avot became a text for recital in the synagogue, it has been reproduced and reprinted more often than any other talmudic work. It is included in editions of the traditional prayer book. Since it furnishes teachings of what the Jewish sages considered fundamental aspects of life, and because these teachings were expressed in polished epigrams, Avot has been the best known talmudic treatise among non-Jews. It has been translated into Latin, English, French, German, Italian - probably into every language the prayer book has been translated into.
          
Paragraph 2    עם שרח ערבי. הובא על ידי בהוצאותי אל בית הדפוס ... יצחק יוסף חיים אעבודי. כמנהג ק"ק בגדאד ...

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Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0151493
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
Other:    Iraq
  
Subject
Other:    Avot
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew, Arabic
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica