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Lot #    6729
Auction End Date    3/2/2004 10:12:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Naftulei Elokim
Title (Hebrew)    ספר נפתלי [ביאורים על פירוש רבינו בחיי על התורה]
Author    [Kabbalah] R. Naphtali Hertz Treves
City    Cracow
Publisher    [Isaac b. Aaron of Prostiz]
Publication Date    1593
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [17] ff., 284:200 mm., expertly repaired, margins extended affecting occasionally text, bound in modern full leather boards.
Paragraph 1    Includes the oft lacking page of the Kabbalistic Ten Counts.
   Supercommentary on Rabeinu Bahya b. Asher's commentary on Torah. R. Naphtali Hertz Treves (Drifzan) was likewise the author of the kabbalistic commentary Dikduk Tefillah, on the prayer book Malah ha-Arez De'ah (Thuengen, 1560). He was cantor in Frankfort on the Main and was renowned as "the great kabbalist."
Paragraph 2    הקדמה. נפתלי אלדים נפתלתי ונתחברתי ... בפירושי התורה ... להקדים שמיעה וקבלה מפיהם ומפי כתבם ... אבא במגילת סתרים את אשר הבנתי בין הספרי' ... על הספר רבי' בחיי בן אשר להעמידני בפירושיו .. אלקטה נא באומרים
   Vinograd, Cracow 160 (JUNL copy incomplete, wrong pagination)
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Listing Classification
16th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica