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Lot #    7425
Auction End Date    6/8/2004 2:22:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Vocabolario... Ebraico-Italiano
Title (Hebrew)    מענה הלשון
Author    [First Ed.] R. Hanania Elhanan Coen
City    Reggio
Publisher    Preesso la Societa
Publication Date    1811-12
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition, three parts in one volume. 16, 235; 225; 158 pp., 196:118 mm., wide margins, light damp staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper boards, rubbed on edges.
          
Detailed
Description
   Hebrew-Italian dictionary.

Hanania Elhanan Coen (1751–1834), Italian rabbi, scholar, and author was born in Reggio Emilia, he studied under the greatest Italian rabbis of his day. Coen taught and served as rabbi in several communities until 1825 when he became rabbi of Florence, a post he held until his death. He wrote extensively, and his work included poetry, linguistic and biblical studies, and textbooks. His two books on the Hebrew poetry of his time, Zemirot Yisrael ("Songs of Israel," Leghorn, 1793) and Ru'ah Hadashah ("A New Spirit," Reggio, 1822) were among the first works written on this subject.

          
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Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias:    Checked
  
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Language:    Hebrew, Italian
  
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