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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
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 82, [1] pp., 195:125 mm., light age staining, stamps. A good copy not bound.
          
Detailed
Description
   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.

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