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Lot #    20147
Auction End Date    4/1/2008 10:07:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Document by R. Aaron Kutna, Rabbi of Totis
Title (Hebrew)    מכתב מה'ר אהרן קוטנא, אב'ד טאטוס
Author    [Ms. - Community]
City    Totis (Tatce), Hungary
Publication Date    1830?
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1] p., 88:207 mm., light age staining, creased on folds, ink on paper, signed and dated.
          
Detailed
Description
   Document by R. Aaron b. Joseph Kutna (1794-1873), Rabbi of Totis. R. Aaron was born in Totis where his father served as rabbi. He was educated and ordained by the Hatam Sofer. He succeeded his father in the Totis rabbinate after his passing in 1829. An erudite scholar, his name appears in many contemporary responsa as the writer and recipient. He wrote Mishat Aaron (Paks 1901) novellae to Tractate Niddah and Da'at Zekenim - She'arit Joseph (Ofen 1834) novellae.
          
Reference
Description
   Cohen, Sages of Hungary pp. 371-372; Hatam Sofer ve-Talmedov p. 47
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Hungary
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Yiddish, Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Letters:    Checked
  
Kind of Judaica