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Lot #    6453
Auction End Date    1/13/2004 2:00:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Rov Dagan - Ot le-Tovah
Title (Hebrew)    רוב דגן
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Isaac Attia
City    Leghorn
Publisher    Jacob Tobianno
Publication Date    1818
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [1], 94, 34 ff., folio, 301:205 mm., wide margins, light age and damp staining, old hand on title. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper boards, rubbed and split.
          
Detailed
Description
   Novellae on the Babylonian Talmud together with Ot le-Tovah, responsa and halakhic novellae in alphabetical order; R. Isaac b. Isaiah Attia (18th–19th century), rabbi in Aleppo. He served as dayyan and taught in the yeshivah in Aleppo. Attia's wife and children perished in the plague of 1787. He was in halakhic communication with the scholars of Aleppo and also in 1790 with R. Hayyim Joseph David Azulai. In c. 1814 he set out on a journey which lasted more than seven years. Attia traveled from Syria to Erez Israel and then to Egypt, France, and Italy, staying in Leghorn for at least five years. There he published many of his books. His works are: Zera Yizhak (Leghorn, 1793), sermons on Genesis. The book also included, Yekara de-Hayyei, eulogies, as well as Pilpelet Kol she-Hu, on the tractate Sukkah; Eshet Hayil (Leghorn, 1821), on the last chapter of Proverbs; Zekhut Avot (Leghorn, 1821), on Avot; Mesharet Moshe (Leghorn, 1821), on Maimonides' Yad, to which is appended a collection of articles on the Shulhan Arukh; Va-Yikra Yizhak (Leghorn, 1825), a homiletical commentary on Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, and the five scrolls. Included with it are Doresh Tov, on Genesis and Exodus and Ekev Anavah, sermons and eulogies; Tanna ve-Shiyyer; Penei ha-Mayim (Leghorn, 1831), responsa, and novellae on the Talmud, together with a commentary on Rashi and Elijah Mizrahi.
          
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Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0155671; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Novellae:    Checked
Responsa:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica