Auction 54 Judaica - Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art
Feb 7, 2017 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 11:

Two Manuscripts - Chronicles and a Historical Study of the Crusader Decrees

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Two manuscripts, historical chronicles and study of the decrees in German countries in the Middle Ages during the Crusades and the Black Death persecutions. [Germany, 19th century]. Probably handwritten by the famous researcher Elyakim Carmoly (1802-1875).
· Manuscript, Gezerot Tatnu, (the Rhineland massacres), a historical chronicle by R. Eliezer son of R. Natan [Ra'avan]; with a list of the "names of the Speyer martyrs killed in 1096" (in the Rhineland massacres) and "names of the bloody cities". At the end of the manuscript is a list of "R. Shimon son of Tzemach Duran and the Torah scholars of his times, as their names appear in the book Tashbetz". [31] leaves.
· Manuscript, studies and lists about the 1349 decrees [the massacres during the Black Death pandemic]. Contains a "list of the names of places of massacres sanctifying G-d's Name" - "Copied letter by letter from the ancient vellum book commemorating the Mainz community"; another notebook with a study of the names of cities (Hebrew and English); "A few of the Ashkenazi sages"; "Seder Yemot Olam"; more lists. [36] leaves.
2 manuscripts. Size and condition vary.

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