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Bidding Information
Lot #    18328
Auction End Date    7/10/2007 10:01:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Zera David
Title (Hebrew)    זרע דוד
Author    [Ms. - Kabbalah] R. David b. Moses Medina
City    [Aram Zova (Aleppo)]?
Publication Date    18th cent.
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [4], 256 ff., 203:151 mm., light age staining, few wormholes, ink on paper, neat mid-Eastern script, 30-35 lines per page, scribe's name not given.
          
Paragraph 1    Only known copy of this work!
          
Detailed
Description
   Kabbalistic work revealing the holy names with each word of the Pentateuch by R. David b. Moses Medina, kabbalistic author; flourished at the beginning of the eighteenth century. He wrote: "Nefesh David" (Constantinople, 1736), a kabbalistic commentary on the Pentateuch and the Five Scrolls; and "Ruaḥ David we-Nishmat David" (Salonica, 1747), in two parts, the first being a commentary on the part of the Zohar called "Iddera Rabba," and the second a kabbalistic commentary on Canticles.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Other:    North Africa
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica