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Bidding Information
Lot #    35349
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 2:27:40 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pirke Avot
Title (Hebrew)    פרקי אבות עם שרח ערבי
Author    [Avot - Judeo-Arabic - Unrecorded]
City    Livorno (Leghorn)
Publisher    שלמה בילפורטי וחברו
Publication Date    1928
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   54 ff., 8°, 160:94 mm., nice margins, usual age staining. A good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed. Not in CD-EPI
          
Detailed
Description
   Avot became a text for recital in the synagogue, it has been reproduced and reprinted more often than any other talmudic work. It is included in editions of the traditional prayer book. Since it furnishes teachings of what the Jewish sages considered fundamental aspects of life, and because these teachings were expressed in polished epigrams, Avot has been the best known talmudic treatise among non-Jews. It has been translated into Latin, English, French, German, Italian - probably into every language the prayer book has been translated into.
          
Paragraph 2    כמנהג ק"ק בגדאד.

מקור ותרגום לערבית, באותיות עבריות, משנה אחר משנה. מנוקד.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Talmud
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica