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Title
Ḥaye ha-nefesh
Additional title: Sefer ha-razim
Additional title: Matsref ha-ḥokhmah
Additional title: חיי הנפש
Additional title: ספר הרזים
Additional title: מצרף החכמה
Names
Abulafia, Abraham ben Samuel, 1240-ca. 1292 (Author)
Mosheh ben Yaʻaḳov ben Mordekhai (Scribe)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1468
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: **P (Ms. Heb. 190)
Topics
Manuscripts, Hebrew
Cabala -- Early works to 1800
Jewish magic -- Early works to 1800
Genres
Manuscripts, Hebrew
Manuscripts
Physical Description
Extent: 258 p. ; 27 cm.
Description
Manuscript, on paper, in a Byzantine hand. Contains two works by Abraham Abulafia: Ḥaye ha-nefesh (p. 1-37) and Matsref ha-ḥokhmah (p. 37-57) and a work of magic in Judeo-Arabic titled Sefer ha-razim (p. 58-258). The scribe, Mosheh ben Yaʻaḳov ben Mordekhai, signed his name on pp. 37, 57, 195. Comments by Gershom Scholem on the ms. in Ḳiryat Sefer 10 (1933) p. 169. Formerly Sassoon Collection no. 56.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Hebrew
Judeo-Arabic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG05-B12444
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16142874
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51988090-c738-0132-b02d-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1240: Creator Born
  • 1292: Creator Died
  • 1468: Created
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Ḥaye ha-nefesh" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1468. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77f3a6e0-a5ee-0133-c454-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "Ḥaye ha-nefesh" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77f3a6e0-a5ee-0133-c454-00505686d14e

APA Format

Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1468). Ḥaye ha-nefesh Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77f3a6e0-a5ee-0133-c454-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Ḥaye ha-nefesh