ZUR BOTANIK DES TALMUD

Duschak, M.

Published by Budapest: Druck Von I. Neuer, 1870
Soft cover
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Original wraps. 8vo. 133, [2] pages. 24 cm. First edition. In German, with some Hebrew. 'On Botany in the Talmud. ' Wraps list: Pest, 1871, Selbstverlag der Verfassers (self-published by the author) ; however title page lists 1870. Treatise on botanic science in the Talmud written by Rabbi Moritz Duschak (1815-1890) ; "Austrian rabbi and author. He was a pupil in Talmud of R. Moses Sofer of Presburg, and was for a long time rabbi at Gaya, Moravia. In 1877 he became preacher in Cracow and teacher of religion at the gymnasium of that city. He was a modern preacher and the author of works in the German language. Although engaged to deliver his sermons at the Temple, his sympathies were mostly with the old-style Orthodox people of the 'Klaus, ' who could better appreciate his Talmudical knowledge. His position as preacher was thus somewhat anomalous; and after several years' service he left Cracow and settled in Vienna, where he spent his last days in neglect and disappointment. " - 1906 JE. Important study, still cited in medical literature on plant use in human diets. Subjects: Plants in rabbinical literature. Talmud - Natural history. Botany. Plants in literature. Wraps and title page lightly soiled, edges bumped, otherwise fresh and clean. Good + condition. (GER-43-20). Bookseller Inventory # 33607

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Title: ZUR BOTANIK DES TALMUD

Publisher: Budapest: Druck Von I. Neuer

Publication Date: 1870

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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