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Lot #    9347
Auction End Date    2/15/2005 12:46:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Minhat Yehudah
Title (Hebrew)    מנחת יהודה
Author    [Ms.] R. Judah Guzpan
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    1841
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [124] ff., 168:112 mm., wide margin, corners rounded, light age staining, ink onheavy paper, neat Yemenite scipt in double cloumns, signed and dated, bound in contemporary full leather boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Commentary on the Torah utilizing Rashi, the Kabbalah, and other early commentators. The work while very popular in Yemen, it was first published in Jerusalem 1980 (3 vol).

R. Judah b. Joseph Guzpan (b. 1765) was born and lived in Sana, Yemen. He studied with the great rabbis of Yemen and turned to transcription of Hebrew texts. His other works are: Panim Hadushot; Leve'at Hen; and Likuttim are derived from the Kabbalah and all still in manuscript.

          
Reference
Description
   Encyclopedia le-Hahmei Teimon p. 61-62
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Yemen
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
  
Kind of Judaica