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Lot #    14057
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 10:59:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Ganz neue Tehinnot
Title (Hebrew)    גאנץ נייאה תחינת
Author    [Women - Liturgy]
City    Karlsruhe
Publisher    Hirsch b. Moses Worms
Publication Date    1798
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [8] ff., 190:108 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound as published. Very rare.
          
Detailed
Description
   Liturgy in Judeo-German for women to be recited during the month of Elul. The general category of Tehinnah (Tehinnot) are a form of piyyutin 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
   Rosenfeld, Karlsruhe #43 (no known complete copy)
        
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
Other:    Women's Literature
  
Characteristic
Language:    Judeo-German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica