Megilath Anti’ochus

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Lot 24

Megilath Anti’ochus

First edition ff. 6. 16mo Vinograd, Mantua 40

Mantua: Jacob b. Naphtali Ha-Kohen of Gazzolo 1557

Est: $4,000 - $5,000
A popular account of the Wars of the Hasmoneans and the origin of the Chanukah Festival. This first edition is especially rare - indeed the editors of the EJ were unaware of it. See EJ vol. XIV col.1045-47