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Mattityahu Strashun (1817-1885): Scholar, Leader, and Book Collector

Title Sefer Keneh Hokhmah
Description Sefer Keneh Hokhmah (Acquire Wisdom), by Nissan ben Abraham Deliatitz, Vilna: Menahem Man & Simhah Zimel, 1829. The first Hebrew algebra textbook published in Vilna. The author, a native of Vilna, is following in the footsteps of the Vilna Gaon, who wrote an unpublished mathematical treatise.
Language Hebrew
Date January 1829
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