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Lot #    7321
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 10:54:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Yefeh Mareh
Title (Hebrew)    יפה מראה
Author    R. Samuel b. Isaac Jaffe
City    Venice
Publisher    Jaun D'Gara
Publication Date    1590
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Second edition. 331 ff., 303:196 mm., wide margins, old hands on title and fly, dampstained, usual age staining, title with old margin repairs. A good copy bound in contemporary leather and marbled paper boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Expositions of the aggadot of the Jerusalem Talmud. In the preface the Author explains that it was his aim to interpret the aggadot of the Jerusalem Talmud "because they are very similar to the aggadot of the Midrash Rabbah in style and in language".

R. Samuel b. Isaac Jaffe (d. late 16th century), was rabbi of the Ashkenazi community of Constantinople. He studied under R. Joseph Leib. When he reached an advanced age, his son Joseph was appointed to succeed him. R. Jaffe's fame rests upon his comprehensive commentary to the whole of Midrash Rabbah, which reveals an extensive knowledge of the relevant literature.

          
Paragraph 2    ... חברו... ר' שמואל יפה אשכנזי נר"ו... בק"ק קושטנטינה, פירושים וחדושים על אגדות מירושלמי [עם הפנים]... והוגה... על יד... ר' יוסף סאמיגה... דף ב,א: "הסכמתי להביא פירושם [של האגדות שבמדרש רבה, שפורשו בספרו "יפה תואר"] גם בספר הזה... כי בכמה מקומות נמצא חלוף בנסחת האגדה... ועל פיהן ישתנה הפירוש".
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0304394; BE 840.2; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
16th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Talmud
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica