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Lot #    7598
Auction End Date    7/13/2004 1:18:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Perushim ve-Hiddushim al ha-Rambam
Title (Hebrew)    זה ספר פירושים והדושים על הרמב'ם
Author    [First Ed.] R. Manoah of Narbonne
City    Constantinople
Publisher    Jonah b. Jacob Ashkenazi
Publication Date    1718
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 56 ff.,185:130 mm., wide margins, crisp sharp edges, light dampstaining. A very good copy bound in later half leather boards, rubbed, spine lacking.
          
Detailed
Description
   Commentary on Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah by R. Manoah of Narbonne. The topics covered are hilkhot hamez and matzah (2a-27a), hilkhot shofar (27b-32b), Yom Kippur (33a-38b); Sukkah and lulav (38b-56b). The title page has an ornamental frame, and dates the beginning of work to11 Tamuz 678 (Sunday, July 10, 1718). Perushim ve-Hiddushim al ha-Rambam is often referred to as Sefer ha-Manoah or Sefer ha-Menuhah. It is frequently quoted by R. Joseph Caro in his Beit Yosef and Kesef Mishneh. Among the features of Perushim ve-Hiddushim al ha-Rambam are the explanation of difficult terms, arrangement of scattered halakhot, and the clear elucidation of concepts. Little is known about R. Manoah of Narbonne (end of 13th and first half of 14th century), except that he was a student of Meir ben Simeon ha-Me’ili and R. Reuben ben Hayyim.
          
Paragraph 2    ספר המנוחה פירושים וחדושים על הרמב"ם על הלכות חמץ ומצה, ושופר, ושביתת העשור, וסוכה ולולב, אשר חיבר... ר' מנוח זלה"ה...
          
Reference
Description
   EJ; C. Tchernowitz, Toledot ha-Posekim III pp. 371-72; Yaari, Const. p. 167 no. 295; CD-EPI 0148408; BE mem 2190.1
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Greece-Turkey:    Checked
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica