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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
   [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.
   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.

   Encyclopedia le-Hahmei Teimon p. 61-62
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Other:    Yemen
Bible:    Checked
Homiletics:    Checked
Kabbalah:    Checked
Novellae:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
Manuscript Type
Other:    Book
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