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Agudat Eliyahu, Volume II, R. Elijah ha-Kohen ha-Itamari, Salonica 1825

אגדת אליהו, חלק ב - Kabbalah

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  • Lot Number 51412
  • Title (English) Agudat Eliyahu, Volume II,
  • Title (Hebrew) אגדת אליהו, חלק ב
  • Note First Edition
  • Author R. Elijah ha-Kohen ha-Itamari
  • City Salonica
  • Publisher דפוס יתמי המנוח בצלאל הלוי
  • Publication Date 1825
  • Estimated Price - Low 200
  • Estimated Price - High 500

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Physical Description:

First edition [2], 94 ff., small folio, 277:185 mm., usual light age and damp staining, wide margins, old hands. A good copy bound in modern cloth over boards.

The Isaac Mehlman copy with his note on fly: יקר מציאות

 

Detailed Description:   

Commentary to the Jerusalem Talmud, Seder Mo'ad by R. Elijah b. Abraham Solomon ha-Kohen ha-Itamari (<1640-1729). He was born in Smyrna, where he was educated by R. Benjamin Melamed (he recods the eulogy in Midrash Elijah), a leading Rabbi of Izmir (Smyrna) and became a homiletic preacher. R. Elijah's opposition to Shabbetai Zevi and his associates earned him much grief at home. He apparently cared for orphans as his writings display an extremely detailed knowledge of the physical and psychological suffering of the poor. A prolific writer he is best remembered for his ethical work Shevet Mussar (Rod of Admonition), which has seen numerous editions and been translated into many languages. The first edition of Shevet Mussar was issued in Constantinople in 1712.

 

Hebrew Description:

חלק א: סדר זרעים ... הובא לבית הדפוס ע"י המדפיס נכדו של הרב המחבר זלה"ה עם סיעת מרחמוהי ... דפוס יאודה חזן, בשנת ה’ש’י’"ר’ יהיה לכם [תקט"ו].

חלק ב: סדר מועד [שבת, עירובין, פסחים, יומא, שקלים] ... שנות עולם ה’נותן אמרי ש’פ’ר’ [תקפ"ה]. .

 

References:

Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960  # 000120634; EJ