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Bidding Information
Lot #    5920
Auction End Date    10/28/2003 11:42:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Sha'ar ha-Mitzvot
Title (Hebrew)    שער המצות
Author    [Ms. - Kabbalah] R. Hayyim Vital
City    Sofia
Publication Date    1779
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   79 ff., 220:157 mm., ink on paper, mid-East script, 33 lines per page, signed and dated, light age staining, bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   "Gate" seven of the Sefer Ez ha-Hayyim by R. Hayyim b. Joseph Vital, sets out the Kabbalistic reasons for the mitzvot according to the order of the sections of the Torah.

The scribe, R. Samuel Confiro, a Kabblistic scholar in Sofia, wrote the work several years before it was first published in Korets in 1783.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Continental
  
Subject
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica