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Bidding Information
Lot #    11127
Auction End Date    7/12/2005 3:20:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Tehillim
Title (Hebrew)    ספר תהלים
Author    [Psalms - Miniature]
City    Roedelheim
Publisher    J. Lehrberger & Comp.
Publication Date    1865
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   12, 136 ff., 80:106 mm., usual age staining, closely trimmed, bound in modern half cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Psalms by Wolf Heidenheim.

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    בצרוף שמוש תהלים וענינים אחרים... מדויק... ומנוקד ומוטעם... מאת וואלף... היידנהיים. מהדר ששי.

רחבו גדול מארכו.

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0305630; EJ
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Bible:    Checked
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica