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Lot #    8484
Auction End Date    10/19/2004 2:11:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Lekutim Nehmadim
Title (Hebrew)    ליקוטים נחמדים
Author    [Ms. - Kabbalah]
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    19th cent.
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [32] ff., 110:84 mm., light age staining, ink on paper neat Yeminite script, bound in modern full calf boards. An apparently complete ms.
   Selected reasons for several precepts based on Kabbalah and Talmud.

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
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Yemen
Halacha:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
Kind of Judaica