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Lot #    34904
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 11:41:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Kenaf Renanim
Title (Hebrew)    כנף רננים
Author    [Pirkei Shira] R. Hanoch Sundel Lurie
City    Pressburg (Bratislava)
Publisher    Josef Schlesinger
Publication Date    1859-[60]
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [4], 153 [i.e.154] ff., 8°, 210:148 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound in modern cloth over boards
          
Detailed
Description
   Commentary on Pirkei Shira by R. Hanoch Sundel b. Isaiah Lurie (1787-1847) of Zagare. Pirkei Shira is a chapter of song and praise to G-d by heavenly and earthly bodies, and by plants and dumb creatures. It is composed of Scriptural verses, one or two for each creature enumerated; and it is divided, according to subjects, into six parts, one for each of the six week-days, though the whole chapter is repeated every day at the morning prayer, except on Sabbath, when the "Shir ha-Yihud" is substituted. The reciting of Pirke Shirah, however, is not obligatory, and is not observed generally, except by very pious Israelites. R. Isaac Luria recognized the worth of Pirkei Shira from a Kabbalistic standpoint and many followers of Kabbalah have used it extensively.
          
Paragraph 2    ביאור... על מדרש פרק שירה [עם הפנים] חברו... מו"ה חנוך זונדל במו"ה ישעי' זצ"ל לוריא מק"ק זאגער חדש, שהיה מ"מ בק"ק נאווהרדאק... נדפס לפנים בק"ק קראטאשין ועתה כאשר ספו... נעתרתי... להביאו תחת מכבש הדפוס... אני... יוסף גינס מתושבי פרעסבורג...
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0160185; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
Other:    Midrash
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica