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Lot #    10966
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 12:45:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Shevet Mussar
Title (Hebrew)    שבט מוסר
Author    [Kabbalah] R. Elijah ha-Kohen ha-Itamari
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Jehiel Brill, Mical ha-Kohen; Joel Solomon
Publication Date    1863
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2], 58; [59]-130 ff., 208:156 mm., usual light age staining, wide margins. A very good copy bound in modern half leather and cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Kabbalistic, moral, and ethical text oft reprinted and translated in many languages.

R. Elijah b. Abraham Solomon ha-Kohen ha-Itamari (b. 1729) was born in Smyrna, where he was educated and became a homiletic preacher. His opposition to Shabbetai Zevi and his associated earned him much grief at home. He is best remembered for his ethical work Shevet Mussar, which has seen numerous edition (to this date) and been translated into many languages.

          
Paragraph 2    ... ופירוש המלות החמורות ודברי קשה ההבנה הצגנו בסוף כל עמוד בציוני א"ב ... חלק [א]-ב. דפוס יחיאל ברי"ל, מיכל הכהן, יואל משה בהר"מ [שאלאמאן], שנת חשך ש'ב'ט'ו' שונא בנו ואוהבו שחרו מ'ו'ס'ר'

שני שערים. הסכמות רבני ירושלים: ר' משה יהודה ליב ב"ר בנימין [זילבערבערג מקוטנא], ר' מאיר אוירבאך ור' נחום בהרמ"א [אברהם לוי] , מנחם[-אב תרכ"ג; ר' חיים דוד חזן, א תמוז תרכ"ג.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0120646; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Other:    Ethics
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica