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Lot #    14274
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:47:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Shetei Yadot
Title (Hebrew)    שתי ידות
Author    [Only Ed.] R. Abraham Hazkuni
City    Amsterdam
Publisher    Joseph Dayyan
Publication Date    1726
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [2], 3-28, 28-225, [2] ff., folio, 304:200 mm., wide margins, small paper repair to initial 2 ff., old hand on title. A good copy bound in modern full cloth over boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Kabbalistic commentary on the Pentateuch by R. Abraham Hazkuni (b. 1627), rabbi and kabbalist, was born in Cracow, and was a disciple of R. Yom Tov Lipmann Heller. He published a summary of R. Isaac Luria's Sefer ha-Kavvanot under the title Zot Hukkat ha-Torah (Venice, 1659). His commentary on the Zohar, Shetei Yadot consisting of two parts, Yad Ramah and Yad Adonai, was lost through the negligence of the printer, with the exception of eight pages which are preserved in Oxford and New York (JTS). His son Jacob later published his father's commentary on the Pentateuch under this same title. R. Hazkuni also wrote Zera Avraham, a two-part work containing casuistic derashot on the Torah; Yode'a Binah, of unknown content; and novellae to the tractates Bezah and Mo'ed Katan. He passed on in Tripoli.
          
Paragraph 2    דרושים ... מיוסדי' על פי גמרות ומדרשים [על סדר הפרשיות] ... [מאת] המקובל ... ר' אברהם חזקוני זצוק"ל ... הובא לבית הדפוס ע"י ... ר' יעקב חזקוני בן הרב המחבר ...

בכמה מקומות נכנסו דרשות מאת המדפיס ר' יוסף דיין ב"ר שמעון עקיבה בער.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0133581; EJ; Fuenn, Keneset, 24; Michael, Or, no. 92; P. H. Wetstein, in: Ha-Eshkol 7 (1913), 173–4; Neubauer, Cat, no. 1729, 6.
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Holland:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
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Kabbalah:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica