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Lot #    18351
Auction End Date    7/10/2007 10:13:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Devar Shemu'el
Title (Hebrew)    דבר שמואל
Author    [Only Ed. - Kabbalah] R. Samuel Hagiz
City    Venice
Publisher    Jaun D'Gara
Publication Date    1596
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 48 [i.e. 52] ff., 193:148 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining, small hole in final 3 ff. affecting several letters. A good copy bound in later half vellum and paper boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   A homiletic and kabbalistic commentary on Deuteronomy by R. Samuel Hagiz (d. c. 1570). R. Samuel left Fez, his birthplace, about 1590, remained for some time in Tripoli, North Africa, then traveled to Venice where, in 1597, he published Mevakkesh ha-Shem, sermons on the Pentateuch, and Devar Shemu'el. He then emigrated to Erez Israel and settled in Jerusalem. His family is of Spanish origin which emigrated to Morocco after the expulsion decrees of 1492, and settled in Fez, where some of its representatives were at the head of the Castilian community of Megorashim ("the exiled").
          
Paragraph 2    והוא פירוש כל מאמרי רז"ל שבספר אלה הדברים רבה. הכינם ... ר' שמואל יזיי"א בן ... ר' יעקב בן ... ר' שמואל חאג'יז זצ"ל ...

מעבר לשער: אמר המגיה, ישראל זפרוני ב"ר דניאל מגואסטאלה.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0132828; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
16th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
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Kabbalah:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica