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Oth Emeth [annotations and emendations to various ...

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Oth Emeth [annotations and emendations to various Midrashic and liturgical texts].

FIRST EDITION. Title surrounded by florets.
A wide-margined copy. ff. 182. Signatures, stamp and small tear on title-page, trace wormed and with few stains in places, otherwise a clean copy. Modern full vellum. 4to. Vinograd, Salonika 65.

Joseph Ya’avetz, Salonika: 1564-5.

Important work containing emendations for the correct readings of various Midrashic texts including Mechilta, Sifre and Sifra. Includes some lengthier notes and comments from a manuscript by R. Judah Gedaliah and other anonymous commentators. The final section, Seder Kedusha (pp. 173-81) corrects erroneous readings in the Sephardic Seder Tephilah, presenting alternates along with scholarly halachic sources.

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