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Bidding Information
Lot #    12525
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 11:29:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Simhat Mitzvah
Title (Hebrew)   
Author    [Community - Liturgy] R. Daniel Terni
City    Florence
Publisher    Gaetano Cambiagi
Publication Date    1793
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. 14 ff., 200:130 mm., wide margins, crisp heavy sheet, light age and damp staining, in red and black ink. A very good copy bound in contemporary wrappers.
          
Detailed
Description
   A musical play on the occasion of the dedication of the synagogue in Florence in 1793 by R. Daniel b. Moses David Terni (late 18thearly 19th century), Italian rabbi and poet. Terni came from Ancona, and served as rabbi in Lugo, Pesaro, and Florence. His most important work is Ikkerei ha-Dat (a reference to the initials of his name t"d), an anthology of halakhic rulings found in the works of the posekim and in responsa. It is largely confined to new rulings evolved in the 18th century after the publication of the Leket ha-Kemah of Moses Hagiz and differs from the works which were its predecessors in that Terni also added his own views. The only parts of the work published were on Orah Hayyim (Florence, 1803) and Yoreh De'ah (ibid., 1806). The book has been republished a number of times and was also included in later editions of the Shulhan Arukh.

Terni also wrote: Se'udat Mitzvah (Venice, 1791), homilies for the festivals and special occasions; Mattenat Yad (Florence, 1794); and Shem Olam (Piotrkow, 1929), homilies and novellae on the Torah. He composed Ketav ha-Dat (Leghorn, 1791), psalms and prayers of thanksgiving for the deliverance of the Jews of Florence from attack in June 1790, and was the author of secular poetry.

          
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Reference
Description
   EJ; CD-EPI 0134651
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica