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Bidding Information
Lot #    16861
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 10:50:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Tehillim
Title (Hebrew)    ספר תהלים
Author    [Psalms]
City    Livorno (Leghorn)
Publisher    Solomon Belporte & Partners
Publication Date    1886
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   120 ff., 165:106 mm., usual age staining. A good copy bound in later boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   The recital of the whole Book of Psalms is widespread, whether as an act of piety by saintly individuals, or by groups of unlearned people. For this purpose "societies of reciters of Psalms" (hevrot tehillim) were and continue to be formed, and in recent times a special society has been formed in Jerusalem whereby two separate groups recite the whole Book of Psalms daily at the Western Wall. The Psalms are included in their entirety in all large prayer books.
          
Paragraph 2    ... ובריש... כמה מעלות... לאומר תהלים... אשר קבץ הרב... חיד"א [חיים יוסף דוד אזולאי] זיע"א בספר יוסף תהלות... ויוסף הו"ד הרב... אי"ש [יהודה שמואל אשכנזי]... ענין כל מזמור... וסדר פדיון הנפש להרב... הנזכר... שנת ו'ז'א'ת' ה'ב'ר'כ'ה'

ד"ס של הוצאת ליוורנו תרכ"א.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0305862
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Psalms
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica