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Lot #    8353
Auction End Date    10/19/2004 12:00:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Calculations of the seasons, lightning & thunder
Title (Hebrew)    תקופות, סימני רעמים ורעשים, סדר מסירת מודעה ועוד
Author    [Ms. - Kabbalah]
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    1795
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [38] ff., 160:110 mm., ink on paper, age and use staining, 20 plus lines per page in Yeminite script letters.
          
Detailed
Description
   Calculations of the seasons, kabbalistic and talmudic lightning & thunder intpretations, vows for Yom Kippur, and related subjects.

For hundreds of years the Yemenite Jewish communities followed their traditional ways of secular and religious life, not being influenced by external trends and currents. Some customs in the Yemenite prayer rites go back to the prayer book of R. Saadiah Ga'on. From the 16th century on the Kabbalah and especially later its Lurianic school and system found its way to Yemen and influenced Jewish literary production in the areas of commentaries to the Bible, prayers, and liturgic poetry. All of this rich history is reflected in this work.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Yemen
  
Subject
Customs:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica