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Lot #    18639
Auction End Date    8/21/2007 10:55:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Selihot
Title (Hebrew)    סליחות ללילי אלול
Author    [Levantine Rite]
City    Venice
Publisher    Bragadina
Publication Date    1792
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition? 32 ff., 126:94 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary half vellum and marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Supplications for the nights of Elul following the Levantine Rite as recited in the Ferara synagogue. 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    עד יום הכפורים כפי מנהג ב"ה [בית הכנסת] של ליואנטיני אשר בעיר פירארא. שנת לב נ'ש'ב'ר' ונדכה
          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0307583
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Italy:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica