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Lot #    12433
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 10:43:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Sefer Arukha u-marpeh
Title (Hebrew)    ספר ארכה-ומרפה
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Hillel David ben Menashe Sutton
City    Aleppo
Publisher    Al-Kamal Ezra Haim Jouejati
Publication Date    1913
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [1], 240, 2 pp., 214:152 mm., wide margins, usual light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary boards, rubbed.
   This volume on Jewish ethics and mussar is arranged alphabetically by topic. It contains guidelines of ethics and morality based upon teachings of the Sages in the Talmud Yerushalmi, Talmud Bavli and Midrashim. This material is accompanied by selections from the Rambam and other books.

The author, Haham David Hillel (son of R. Menashe) Sutton (d.1909) was also the author of Masechet Abot (a collection of teachings from the Gemara and Midrashim that pertain to the topics raised in Pirkei Avot. His novellae appeared in the journal Ha Measef and in the books Maaseh Ha'Ish and Sh'al Ha'Ish of R. Yaakob Shaul Elyashar. In addition he joined R. Eliyahu Hamway in providing a responsum for inclusion in the book Shaare Rahamim of R. Rahamim Yosef Franco. He also left a manuscript LeHe'ir al Ha Shulhan, dealing with the laws of Passover.

Paragraph 2    ... מאמרים, במדות טובות ומוסרים. בנוים על פי מאמרי רז"ל בירושלמי ובבלי ספרא, וספרי, ומכלתא ומדרשים... עם לקוטים מהרמב"ם ז"ל ושאר ספרים (ע"ס א"ב), נתחבר... ע"י... ר' הלל דוד סתהון זלה"ה... נתנדבו בניו... להדפיסם...

הקדמת בן המחבר, ר' מנשה, חתומה: כח חשוון תרע"ד. הספר מסודר ערכים-ערכים בסדר א"ב.

   CD-EPI 0155294; Aleppo: City of Scholars
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Listing Classification
20th Century:    Checked
Other:    Syria
Other:    Ethics
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica