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This front matter section of the book Berakhyah Ben Natronai ha-Nakdan, Sefer Ko'aḥ ha-Avanim contains the table of contents, preface and a list of abbreviations that occur in the book. The book describes 72 stones which are arranged in alphabetical order as is common for lapidaries, with the exception of stones 68 to 70. The virtues of the stones are of a medical-scientific character and/or of a magical-supernatural one.

Keywords: Berakhyah Ben Natronai ha-Nakdan; Sefer Ko'aḥ ha-Avanim



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