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Lot #    35065
Auction End Date    7/17/2012 12:42:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    ha-Rashba
Title (Hebrew)    הרשב'א
Author    R. Solomon ibn Aderet (Rashba)
City    Prague
Publisher    Eva Diesbach
Publication Date    1808
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   44 ff., 240:190 mm., usual light age and damp staining, extra wide margins. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather over boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Novellae to Shevu'ot by R. Solomon b. Abraham ibn Aderet (c. 1235–c. 1310), Spanish rabbi and one of the foremost Jewish scholars of his time, whose influence has remained to this day. The Rashba belonged to a well-to-do family of Barcelona where he lived all his life. His principal teacher was R. Jonah b. Abraham Gerondi and Rashba always refers to him as "my teacher." He also studied under Nahmanides, being considered one of his outstanding students and principal exponent of his "school" in the interpretation of the Talmud. The Rashba headed a yeshivah to which students flocked, even from Germany and other countries. Among his distinguished students were: R. Yom Tov b. Abraham of Seville, R. Shem Tov ibn Gaon, and R. Bahya b. Asher. According to the Rashba , his academy housed valuable manuscripts of the Talmud brought from the Babylonian academies or which had been checked in the academies of Kairouan. It appears that he composed his famous novellae to the Talmud in connection with his lectures to his students. His novellae to 17 tractates of the Talmud have been published: Berakhot (Venice, 1523); Shabbat (Constantinople, 1720); Eruvin (Warsaw, 1895); Bezah (Lemberg, 1847); Rosh Ha-Shanah (in part, Constantinople, 1720, and in a complete, critical edition, 1961); Megillah (Constantinople, 1720; complete edition, 1956); Yevamot (Constantinople, 1720); Gittin (Venice, 1523); Kiddushin (Constantinople, 1717); Nedarim (ibid., 1720); Bava Kamma (ibid., 1720); Bava Mezia (in part, Jerusalem, 1931); Bava Batra (ibid., 1957); Shevu'ot (Salonika, 1729, and in full, Jerusalem, 1965); Avodah Zarah (in part in Jerusalem, 1966); Hullin (Venice, 1523); Niddah (Altona, 1797 and a complete edition, Jerusalem, 1938).
          
Paragraph 2    ... במסכת שבועות ... וקמתי ... להוציא לאור ... יגה"תי ... לסקל הקמשונים אשר נפלה בדפוס בשאלונקי ובלבוב ... הק' מרדכי יארמוט
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0105721; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Bohemia
  
Subject
Novellae:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica