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Bidding Information
Lot #    14313
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 1:06:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Deuteronomy with Commentaries, Midrash, Glossary
Title (Hebrew)    דברים עם פירושים ומדרשים, מילון לספרי מקרא
Author    [Ms. - Bible]
City    [Persia]
Publication Date    19th cent.
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   194 ff., 220:175 mm., light age staining, stamps, neat Persian script, 30 lines per page, bound in contemporary full leather boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Deuteronomy with commentaries and Midrash in Judeo-Persian with a glossary of Biblical words at the end. Persir (Heb. Paras), an empire whose home coincided roughly with that of the province of Fars in modern Iran. It did not have a printing press untill the 20th century. All religious texts were handwritten and heavily used.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Persia
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew, Judeo-Persian
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica