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Lot #    24570
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 10:15:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Nevayot be-Ramah
Title (Hebrew)    נוית ברמה
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Abraham Zevi Hirsch b. Meir Isserles
City    Vienna
Publisher    Georg Helzinger
Publication Date    1814
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [3], 86 pp. quarto 220:180 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining, corners rounded. A good copy loose in contemporary boards, split.
   Only edition of these discourses by R. Abraham Zevi known as Hirsch ben Meir Isserles. The author, according to the title page, served as rabbi for adapt Yeshurin in Kremonai in Mahrin. It describes Nevayot be-Ramah (Noias Beroma) as consisting of eighteen ethical discourses delivered with love in explaining verses and midrashim. There is an approbation signed by R. Mordecai Benet and his bet din, R. Mosezs Leib Ziltz, and R. Moses Karitshner. In his introduction R. Abraham Zevi informs that among the reasons he named the work Nevayot be-Ramah is that it contains the names of his father, Meir, and his mother, Rahel, as well as his secular name Hirsch ben Meir. Among the subject mater of the discourses are the mitzvah of reproof, fear of God, the shame of arrogance, the shame of lashon ha-ra, the virtues of learning Torah, the virtues of Torah and gemilut hasidim, of charity, of prayer, prevailing over the yeter when it is a ish, repentance, and concluding with the comforting of Zion.
Paragraph 2    שחברתי אני הקטן אברהם צבי המכונה הירש בן הר"ר מאיר איזרלס ז"ל מק"ק ניקלשבורג יושב על כסא הוראה בתוך ... ק"ק קרומאוי (קרומנויא) במדינת מעהרין ... כולל יח דרשות, דברי מוסד ... בפירושי מקראות ומדרשות (אשר דרשתי ... בשבתות ומועדים בק"ק קרומאי וק"ק קאריטשוהן) ...

הסכמה: ר' מרדכי בנעט, ניקלשבורג, שבט תקע"ד. חתומים עמו חברי בית דינו: ר' משה ליב צילטץ ור' משה קאריטשונר.

   BE nun 151; CD-EPI 0109715
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Austria
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica