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Lot #    26849
Auction End Date    6/15/2010 10:47:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Tehinnah
Title (Hebrew)    תחנה פון ראש חודש אלול
Author    [Women - Liturgy - Only Ed.]
City    [Lemberg]
Publisher    B. L. Necheles - Bamberg
Publication Date    1881
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition. [4] ff., 157:110 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Tehinnah is a piyyut form which originated in the tahanun prayer for the fasts of Monday and Thursday. The term was also transferred to piyyutim for the selihot days, and indeed both the construction and subject of the tehinnah are similar to selihot. The tehinnah is usually said quietly, its subject being the relationship between G-d and the people of Israel. It is sometimes constructed in rhymed verses, sometimes in rhymed rhetoric, or even unrhymed, in the style of a bakkashah. In addition to Hebrew tehinnot, there were Yiddish-German ones for women published in small brochures from the beginning of the 18th century in Bohemia (Prague), Switzerland (Basle), Germany (Sulzbach, Fuerth, Roedelheim), and many towns of Russia and Poland. Occasionally tehinnot were added as appendixes to editions of the prayer book.
          
Reference
Description
   EJ; Not in CD-EPI
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Russia-Poland:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Yiddish, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica