3521

IJA Number: 3521

קאנון אל נסא
Ḳanun al Nisa

This is a book with Jewish laws and rituals for women written in Judeo-Arabic by the famous Baghdadi Rabbi know as the Ben Ish Ḥai. The book is printed in Baghdad, using the letters from the Hebrew press in Livorno (the place of publication is listed as Be-O`[tiyot] Livorno, meaning using the letters of Livorno).

Bibliographic Information

Author Personal: 
Joseph Ḥayyim ben Elijah al-Ḥakam
Date of Publication: 
1905 or 1906
Date of Publication Hebrew: 
5666
Place of Publication: 
Baghdad
Record Type: 
Books
OCLC Number: 
32540872
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Annotations: 
Yes

Format

Binding Format: 
Sewn Binding
Cover Material: 
Cloth
Height: 
19.9 cm
Width: 
13.4 cm
Depth: 
3.9 cm

Preservation

Mold Remediation: 
Mold Remediated
Flattening: 
Local
Disbound / Disassembled: 
Yes
Mended: 
Yes
Other Treatment: 
Volume treated for exhibit. See treatment report for more details. Disbound, washed, guarded, mended, sewn, rounded and backed and cased into a new Barrett Paper case for exhibit. Original sewing threads and case retained in a wrapper in the new custom box.
Rehoused: 
Custom Box
Exhibit: 
This item was exhibited at "Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage" at the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC, from October 2013 - January 2014, and at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City, in Spring 2014.

Metadata

Last Updated: 
December 16, 2014
Keywords:
Printed Text; Annotation; Judeo-Arabic; Baghdadi Imprint; Jewish Law; Rabbinic; Ethical Writings

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  • Covers and title pages imaged in 2006-2007
    Annotations imaged in 2012-2014
  • Completely imaged in 2012-2014
  • This item is featured in the online exhibit.
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