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Lot #    14353
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 1:26:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Haga'ot Yerushalmi
Title (Hebrew)    הגהות ירושלמי
Author    [First Ed.]R. Elijah b. Solomon Zalman -Vilna Gaon
City    [Koenigsberg]
Publisher    Tobias Efrati & Joseph Bekker
Publication Date    1858
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   First edition. 72 pp., 185:110 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A good copy bound not bound.
   Commentary to the Jerusalem Talmud by R. Elijah ben Solomon Zalman of Vilna (1720-97) is a dominant figure in Jewish intellectual thought, his importance and prestige undiminished, as great today, if not greater, than in his own time. The Vilna Gaon’s extraordinary intelligence, expressed by his expertise in Torah at the age of three, outdistancing his tutors while a young child, his incredible proficiency over the entire expanse of the written and Oral Torah by nine, by which time he was already studying Kabbalah, accompanied by complete piety, are attested to by numerous reputable sources. More than seventy works, encompassing Bible, halakhah, Talmud, Kabbalah, and general sciences are attributed to him.
Paragraph 2    סדר זרעים מכבוד ... מרנא אליהו מווילנא זצוק"ל אשר נרשמו ונכתבו בכי"ק ז"ל סב"ב הירושלמי. סדרם והעיר עליהם אף הוסיף הגהות רבות ... מוהר"ר דוד לוריא זצ"ל מבוחאב. ונלוו אליהם הגהות וליקוטים על ירושלמי סדר מועד מהגאון הרד"ל הנ"ל ...

עמ' [5]-6: הצעת המוציא לאור, ש"ל [שמואל לוריא]. עם הערת [הסכמת] ר' יעקב צבי מעקלענבורג, ק"ב [קניגסברג], ה אדר תרי"ח.

   CD-EPI 0120662; EJ
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Other:    Talmud
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica