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Lot #    24820
Auction End Date    9/22/2009 12:20:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Hamagid der judische Prediger
Title (Hebrew)    äîâéă
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Adolf Ehrentheil
City    Gross Kanischa
Publisher    J. Markbreiter
Publication Date    1854
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. 82, [1] pp., 195:125 mm., light age staining, stamps. A good copy not bound.
   A collection of sermons adapted from Talmudic, Midrash, and Biblical exegetical works by Adolf Ehrentheil. These sermons, covering topics such as hypocrisy, pride, and poverty, were intended for use in Jewish services. Subtitle is Eine Sammlung der zu Predigttexten zunaechst geeigneten Talmud-, Midrasch- und Bibelstellen in exegetisch homiletischer Bearbeitung für Freunde jüdischer Homiletik und religieos moralischer Lectuer. Text is in German with some Hebrew.

Rabbi Adolf Ehrentheil was the “Bezirts Rabbiner zu Kaposvar” [the district rabbi of Kaposvar, Hungary] and “t.t. Feldrabbiner im M.F. in Horic” [Jewish Military Chaplain in Bohemia] in the mid nineteenth century. Dr. Ehrentheil was the author of several other books, including Mateh Aharon, Mit unserer Jugend, and Karmel.

   Freimann 431
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German, some Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica