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VMs: Re: Barachia
Barachia may also derive from a reference in the Bible:.
Lettres de Peiresc à Borrilly:
"Rafal T. Prinke" wrote:
> Gabriel Landini wrote:
> > Maybe "Barachia" means something else
> > There is a Kircher letter not in the online catalogue:
> > 2. ---. "Obelisci Aegyptiaci Sive Solaris Barachiae
> > Abennephi Interpretatio Arabica.", Rome,
> > Archivum Pontificiae Universitatis Gregorianae. Call
> > Number: APUG 830 (folio numers to be checked)
> > Notes: Cited in Fletcher, AK und ...., p. 180.
> Yes, it must be something else. I have found this book
> printed by the Prague University press in 1661:
> BARACHIA NIKDANI, RABBI. Parabolae Vulpium. Prague, Typogr.
> Universitatis, 1661. Small 8vo. Contemporary vellum.
> Engraved frontispiece.
> $ 19,500.- / ? 20.946,90
> Rare first edition of the Hebrew fables of Rabbi Barachia
> Nikdani together with their Latin translation
> by Melchior Hanel. The book is printed parallel in
> two languages, Hebrew and Latin throughout.- Good copy.-
> (Few minor defects).- Brunet I, 642-643; no copy in NUC.
> So Barachia is a Hebrew first name.
> Best regards,