Choboth Ha-L'Baboth. Lehrbuch der Herzenspflichten zur Veredlung der religiösen und ... Choboth Ha-L'Baboth. Lehrbuch der Herzenspflichten zur Veredlung der religiösen und ...

Choboth Ha-L'Baboth. Lehrbuch der Herzenspflichten zur Veredlung der religiösen und sittlichen Denk- und Handlungsweise. Von Rabbi Bechaiji Ben Josef. Mit einer, nach Jehuda Ebn Gibbons ebräischer Uebertragung des arabischen Originales, wortgetreuen neuen deutschen Uebersetzung, nebst exegetischen Anmerkungen über schwierige Bibel-Citata und einer metrisch-gereimten Uebersetzung der Wahnrede von M. E. Stern

Bechaiji, Ben Josef; M. E. Stern

Published by A. Klopf sen., Alex. Enrich, Wien, 1856
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8vo. xxx,462,[2]pp. Three-quarter leather over marbled boards. Choboth Ha-L'Baboth (Duties of the Heart) was the first Jewish book (system) of ethics and quickly became one of the more popular works among Jews throughout the world. Bahya (Bechaiji) ben Joseph was a Jewish philosopher and rabbi who lived in Saragossa, Spain in the first half of the 11th century. This work was written by him in 1040 under the title "Al Hidayah ila Faraid al-Qulub, and translated into Hebrew by Judah ibn Tibbon in the mid-11th century with the title "Choboth Ha-L'Baboth." Text in German, gothic script, Hebrew and some Arabic. Heavy age wear and abrasions on binding. Some soiling and water staining on first few pages. Hinges starting. Some writing by previous owner on front and rear endpapers. Binding in poor to fair, interior in overall good+ condition. Zweite verbesserte Auflage (Second revised). Bookseller Inventory # 26041

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Title: Choboth Ha-L'Baboth. Lehrbuch der ...

Publisher: A. Klopf sen., Alex. Enrich, Wien

Publication Date: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

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