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Lot #    21375
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 12:23:29 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Piyyut 'al Rabbi Al-Kabbir
Title (Hebrew)    פיוט על רבי אלכביר ע'ה
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Shmuel b. Isaac Albaz
City    [Fez]
Publication Date    [192-]
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Single sheet of paper 278:220 mm., crease and split on folds.
          
Detailed
Description
   A piyyut (liturgical poem) about R. Alkabir Yehuda Ibn Attar written by R. Shmuel ben Yehuda Elbaz (1790–1844). R. Judah b. Jacob ibn Attar (known as "Rabbi al-Kabbir" (the great teacher); 1655–1733), talmudic scholar in Morocco. Attar was born in Fez and at a young age he was appointed head of the Moroccan dayyanim, after refusing to accept any remuneration for this function. He earned his living in trade and devoted his life to the well-being of his coreligionists. In collaboration with his disciple, Jacob Abensur, he published the takkanot of the first Spanish exiles in Fez and drew up new regulations which continued to serve as the basis of Judeo-Moroccan jurisprudence. His published works include Minhat Yehudah on the Pentateuch (1940); customs and practices of Fez regarding terefot published in Mekor Hayyim (1897). Many responsa were published in Mishpat u-Zedakah le-Ya'akov (pt. 1–1894, pt. 2–1903) and others appear in works of various Moroccan rabbis. Many of Attar's writings still exist in manuscript including a commentary on Midrash Rabbah.
          
Paragraph 2    פיוט על רבי אלכביר (יהודה אבן עטר) ע"ה ... יסדו ... ר' שמואל אלבאז זצוק"ל ...

פותח: אשיר שירה חמודה. תוך קהל ועדה. בשולי הדף פיוט שני: "פיוט סי' יעקב". פותח: יה אל שוכן על.

          
Reference
Description
   EJ; CD-EPI 0109902
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Morocco
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
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