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Lot #    21324
Auction End Date    8/12/2008 11:51:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
Title Information
Title (English)    Tehilim
Title (Hebrew)    תהלים
Author    [Bible - Psalms]
City    Roedelheim
Publisher    Lehrberger
Publication Date    1835
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
Description Information
   92 ff., 180:105 mm., light age staining, nice margins. A good copy bound in modern boards.
   Psalms with the German commentary of R. Wolf Heidenheim in Wayberish letters. 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    עם תרגום אשכנזי. מנוקד ומוטעם ומוגה יפה ע"פ ס"מ וכ"י [ספרים מדוייקים וכתבי יד] מאתי וואלף... היידנהיים...
   CD-EPI 0305175
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Listing Classification
19th Century:    Checked
Germany:    Checked
Bible:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew, German
Manuscript Type
Kind of Judaica