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Bidding Information
Lot #    6400
Auction End Date    1/13/2004 12:14:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ha'Hayyim ve-ha-Shalom
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Avot - Unrecorded - Ms.] R. Hayyim Korah
City    Yemen
Publication Date    19th cent.
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [200] ff., 218:156 mm., light staining, ink on paper, double columns of Yeminite script, bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   commentary to the Bible and Pirkei Avot by R. Hayyim b.Joseph b. Shalom Korah. The Author (1824-1914), Yemenite scholar, preacher, and kabbalist, was born in Sana. Many of the Yemenite scholars were among the disciples of his bet ha-midrash. Queries in the fields of Torah and halakhah were addressed to him from all parts of Yemen. His sermonsa combination of Torah and halakhah, Midrash, and Kabbalahenthralled the masses. He was deeply involved in mystical studies, and acts and miracles wrought by practical Kabbalah are attributed to him. His works are extant in manuscript, only his commentary on the Five Scrolls was published.
          
Reference
Description
   Encyclopedia le-Hahmei Teimon pp. 558-559
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Yemen
  
Subject
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Other:    Avot
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica