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Lot #    8595
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 11:39:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Liturgical Poetry & Biblical Stories
Title (Hebrew)    פיוטים ומעשיות
Author    [Ms. - Liturgy - Kabbalah] R. Jacob b. Sa'adon
City    North Africa
Publication Date    18th cent.
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [60] ff., 160:106 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, neat Moroccan script, loose in contemporary leather boards.
   Collection of liturgical poetry by several noted Moroccan Rabbis: R. David b. Aaron b. Hassin, R. Samuel Elbaz, R. Jacob Burdugo, R. Abraham Azulei, and others. Stories of Joseph, the ten victims of the Romans, Hannah and her children, Job, Moses, and several others conclude the volume.

Two rabbis with the name R. Jacob b. Sa'adon are recorded, both were noted rabbis, erudite scholars, and Kabbalist. This ms. appears to be by the Rabbi who resided in Fez.

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Listing Classification
18th Century:    Checked
Other:    North Africa
History:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
Kind of Judaica