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Bidding Information
Lot #    12682
Auction End Date    12/20/2005 12:45:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mesehet Avot
Title (Hebrew)    מסכת אבות
City    Mantua
Publisher    Jacumo Rufinillo
Publication Date    1560
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2], 67-88 ff., 284:186 mm., closely trimmed margins, light age staining. A good copy bound in modern full leather boards, tooled in blind.
          
Detailed
Description
   Avot with the commentaries of Rashi and the Rambam. Avot became a text for recital in the synagogue, it has been reproduced and reprinted more often than any other talmudic work. It is included in editions of the traditional prayer book. Since it furnishes teachings of what the Jewish sages considered fundamental aspects of life, and because these teachings were expressed in polished epigrams, Avot has been the best known talmudic treatise among non-Jews. It has been translated into Latin, English, French, German, Italian - probably into every language the prayer book has been translated into.
          
Paragraph 2    עם פירוש... רבינו משה בן הרב רבינו מיימון זצ"ל. עם הקדמת שמנה פרקיו. וגם פירו' ראש המפרשי' רבינו שלמה זצ"ל ... נדפס שנית... בשם הסופר כמ"ר מאיר יצ"ו בכמ"ר אפרים זצ"ל מפדובה ע"י יעקב בכמ"ר נפתלי הכהן ז"ל מגאזולו... בימי הפורים שנת ש"ך

הטכסט מנוקד. ראינו טופס על נייר כחול. הסדר מתוך מחזור... כמנהג ק"ק רומה, מנטובה שי"ז-ש"ך (ומכאן מספרי הדפים), בשינויים טיפוגראפיים קלים ובתוספת שער.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0151131
        
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Listing Classification
Period
16th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Avot
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica