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Lot #    6986
Auction End Date    3/30/2004 12:24:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Hinukh L'No'ar - Part 1
Title (Hebrew)    ספר חנוך לנער - ח'א
Author    [Ladino] R. Abraham Pontremoli
City    Izmir
Publisher    Isaac Samuel de Shugara & Partners
Publication Date    1862
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 98 ff., 167:120 mm., light age staining. A good copy loose in contemporary boards. Not in Kayserling.
          
Detailed
Description
   Selections from Mishne and Zohar for classroom instruction in Ladino. Reader for children includes moral tales and parables. One of the first written specifically for the Sephardic market. F. 92-98 is a eulogy for the Author's wife who perished in the cholera plague of 1860 in Izmir.

The first readers for children in Ladino were translations or "imitations" from the Hebrew, including excerpts from Menorat ha-Ma'or, King Solomon's Proverbs, Josippon, and other works. The many coplas (folk sagas and ballads) found in Ladino literature greatly enriched the lives of children, e.g., Akedat Yizhak, Yosef ha-Zaddik, Nes Hanukkah, and others, as well as poems composed for recital on Purim, at carnival time, and on other holidays. In the 18th century, some of these works began to be published, such as Abraham de Toledo's Coplas de YoLef ha-Zaddik (Constantinople, 1732). An important collection of Ladino parables was published by Kayserling (Budapest, 1809). When the demand for education made itself felt in the Sephardi communities, many textbooks for children came to be published, especially in Constantinople, Smyrna, Salonika, Belgrade, and Vienna.

          
Paragraph 2    פאלאב'ראס סאב'רוזאס די לוס מפרשים ז"ל אי מעשיות טימורוזוס... סדר חנוכת הבית (תוכחות מוסר שהתורה נדרשת). דפוס יצחק שמואל דש"ן (די שיגורה נר"ו] וחבריו, שנת ויביאם אל גבול ק'ד'ש'ו' ה'ר' ז'ה' לפ"ג [תרכ"ב].

דף לח-סה: "סדר חנוכת הבית... אשר איזן ותיקן הגאון... חיד"א [חיים יוסף דוד אזולאי] ז"ל בסו"ס [בסוף ספרו] לדוד אמת [ליוורנו תקמ"ו] ומה שהוסיף... ר' ... חיים [פאלאג'י]... נר"ו בס' בית אבו[ת] ודרכי חיים [שאלוניקי תקפ"א]". הסדר כולל משניות ברכות, ביצה, תמיד, מכות, יומא, שקלים, עוקצין וראש השנה, קטעים מן הזוהר, מן הרמב"ם, הלכות דעות, פרק ה, הלכה יא- יג, והלכות בית הבחירה, פרק א.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0157083; Yaari, Ladino 229; Yaari, Izmir 118
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Children’s Literature:    Checked
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Ladino
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica