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Lot #    16828
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 10:33:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Selihot
Title (Hebrew)    סליחות
Author    [Liturgy]
City    Altona
Publisher    Brothers Bunn
Publication Date    1823
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   [8], 271 ff., 212:114 mm., wide crisp margins, light age and damp staining, marbled end papers. A very good copy bound in contemporary half leather and marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
   Selihot for the entire year arranged according to the custom of Moravia, Bohemia, Hungary, Silesia, England, Denmark, Poland, and parts of Germany. The title describes the translation and commentary as being by R. Shalom ha-Kohen. This is a selihot for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, with the addition selihot for recital at the circumcision ceremony. List of subscribers included. The selihot are set in square vocalized type, the translation in Judeo-German in Waberish fonts.

Selihot are a special order of service consisting of non-statutory additional prayers which are recited on all fast days, on occasions of special intercession and during the Penitential season which begins before Rosh HaShanah and concludes with the Day of Atonement. The word selihah means forgiveness, and in the singular is used to indicate a piyyut whose subject is a plea for forgiveness for sins.

Paragraph 2    לימים נוראים כמנהג פולין, בעהמן, מעהרין, אונגארן, אנגליא, ודענימארק, וקצת קהלות אשכנז. עם תרגום אשכנזית [באותיות צו"ר] וביאור קצר ומספיק ובהגהה מדויקת, מאת ר' שלום הכהן... כולל: פזמון למילה (זכור ברית).
   CD-EPI 0182855
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, Judeo-German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica