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Bidding Information
Lot #    12359
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 10:06:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Decree by R. Simhon, Zur, Serero
Title (Hebrew)    כתב מה'ר בן-סמחון, אבן צור, סירירו
Author    [Ms.]
City    Fez, Morocco
Publication Date    1849
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [4] pp., 148:96 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, neat Moroccan script, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Decree signed by several prominent members of the Fez Bet Din:

R. Raphael Jacob Ben-Simhon (d. 1857), author of Bat Rabim (Djerba 1955) and several other works still in manuscript;

R. Jacob b. Mattathias ha-Kadosh ("the holy Mattathias") (c.1769-1851), was a rabbi and dayyan in Fez. One of seven children, his rulings survive in manuscript. The Serero family were Spanish scholars who settled in Fez after the Expulsion, bringing their considerable library with them;

R. Jacob b. Solomon Samuel Ibn Zur (c.1780-1850) was a dayyan in Fez and signed Yavetz, his rulings survive in manuscript.

          
Reference
Description
   Toledano, Ner Hamarriv; Malkei Rabunon
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Morocco
  
Subject
Halacha:    Checked
  
Characteristic
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Decree
  
Kind of Judaica