23 June 1999
LURIA, Isaac (1534-1572). Commentary on Sifra di-Tseni'uta from the Zohar (with two other treatises of Lurianic Kabbalah). MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER
[Italy, 18th century]
Small square 2o [?] (220 x 165 mm).  + 53 leaves. Brown ink. Sephardic-Italian script. With marginal annotions in different hands. (Light soiling, occasional marginal dampstaining, a few early fold-marks, otherwise in good condition.) Modern blind and gold-tooled brown morocco, two modern paper flyleaves at back and front, yellow stained edges.
I. Fol. r: decorative title of commentary on Sifra di-Tseni'uta from the Zohar by Isaac Luria.
Fols. v-2[v]: blank.
Fols. 1r-28v: Commentary on Sifra di-Tseni'uta from the Zohar by R. Isaac Luria (without the Pirka Tanyana). With notes in the margins.
Fols. 29rv: blank.
II. Fols. 30r-31v: Hayyim Vital's commentary on the Baraita de-Rabbi Yishmael. Printed in his Peri Ets Chayyim in the section Sha'ar Olam ha-Asiyyah (Korets 1785; Vinograd, Thesaurus, p. 600, no. 55), and in the section Sha'ar ha-Korbanot in the other editions of Peri Ets Chayyim.
III. Fols. 32r-53v: Isaac Luria's commentary on the Idra Zuta. With notes in the margins. Many manuscripts of this work are extant.
REFERENCES: Neubauer, no. 90, p. 28; Institute of Microfilmed Hebrew Manuscripts, Jerusalem, F 4757.
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