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Seder ledat ha-Ari zal u-shevaḥaṿ. = סדר לידת האר"י ז"ל ושבחיו.

Other Title:
Shivḥe ha-Ari
שבחי הארי
Publication:
[Portugal?], 1843.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
41 leaves : paper ; 155 x 94 (112 x 72) mm bound to 160 x 102 mm.
Subjects:
Luria, Isaac ben Solomon, 1534-1572.
Rabbis -- Israel -- Tsefat -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Biographies (documents)
Manuscripts, Hebrew -- 19th century.
Language:
Hebrew.
Summary:
The story of Arizal (Isaac ben Solomon Luria), a 16th-century rabbi and Jewish mystic in the community of Tsefat in the Galilee region, and accounts of his miracles. A preface by the unnamed compiler precedes the text.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from incipit (p. 1); alternate title from running title throughout (upper right corners).
Pagination: Paper, ii + 41 + ii leaves; [i-ii], 1-80, contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners. Catchwords on most leaves.
Layout: Written in 17-23 long lines; octavo.
Script: Written in semi-cursive Sephardic script.
Binding: Contemporary (mid-19th-century) marbled paper.
Origin: Probably written in Portugal, in 1843 (Hebrew date 623, p. i).
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Salomão Abitbol, Lisbon, 1927 (inscription inside upper cover).
Formerly owned by antiquarian bookdealer and collector Alfonso Cassuto (Lisbon; bookplate, inside upper cover; embossed stamp, f. 1r, 41r, back flyleaf); probably purchased in 1978 (date in pencil, inside upper cover).
Sold by the Cassuto family in Portugal, 2014.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1654
Contributor:
Abitbol, Salomão, former owner.
Cassuto, Alfonso, 1910-1990, former owner.
Alfonso Cassuto Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
904016362
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