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Bidding Information
Lot #    22315
Auction End Date    12/23/2008 11:55:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pirke Avot
Title (Hebrew)    פרקי אבות
City    Casablanca
Publisher    Joseph Lugassy - L'Ideale
Publication Date    c. 1940
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   35 pp., 216:127 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original half cloth and title pastedown over boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   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.
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0151508
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Morocco
  
Subject
Other:    Avot
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica