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Lot #    8267
Auction End Date    10/19/2004 10:34:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    No'am Yerushalmi
Title (Hebrew)    נועם ירושלמי
Author    [First Ed.] R. Joshua Isaac Shapira
City    Vilna
Publisher    Abraham Isaac Dewortz
Publication Date    1868
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   Only edition. [1], 90, [1] ff., 334:204 mm., usual age staining, wide margins, stamp and old hand on title. A good copy bound in modern boards, rubbed.
Paragraph 1    Errata f. unrecorded.
   No'am Yerushalmi, commentary and glosses on the Jerusalem Talmud, Nashim.

R. Joshua Isaac b. Jehiel Shapira (d. 1873), rabbi and talmudist. Known as Eizel Harif ("sharp") because he was one of the keenest intellects and most outstanding pilpulists of his day, he was av bet din successively at Kalvarija, Kutno, Tiktin, and, finally, Slonim. R. Shapira was the author of: Emek Yehoshua (1942), in two parts: part 1-24 responsa on the Shulhan Arukh; part 2-16 occasional homilies; Nahalat Yehoshu'a (1851), in two parts: part 1- responsa on several halakhot and various subjects in the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds; part 2- Sabbath and festival homilies, and, at the end, a eulogy on his father; No'am Yerushalmi, commentary and glosses on the Jerusalem Talmud - on Zera'im (1863), Mo'ed (1866), Nezikin (1869); Ibbei ha-Nahal (1855?), homilies; Sefat ha-Nahal (1859), homilies and comments on aggadot in the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds; Azat Yehoshu'a (1868), commentary on the questions asked by the "sages of Athens" (Bek. 8b); Marbeh Ezah (1870), commentary on the aggadic statements of Rabbah bar Hana; Marbeh Tevunah (1872), on the basic principles of the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmuds. Shapira was one of the few scholars in his generation who attached as much value to the Jerusalem Talmud as to the Babylonian, a fact amply reflected in his commentaries.

Paragraph 2    והוא ביאור על הירושלמי ... וגם כמה כללים ועיקרים ושיטות עמוקות ובזה יתבאר גם כמה ענינים והלכות עמוקות בהש"ס בבלי. אשר חברתי ... יהושע אייזיק בא"א ... ר' יחיאל זצ"ל החונה בק"ק סלאנימא ...
   CD-EPI 0171371 (lacking errata); S. M. Chones, Toledot ha-Posekim (1910), 481; EJ
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Russia-Poland:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Other:    Talmud
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
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