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Lot #    5478
Auction End Date    9/16/2003 10:26:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Pizmonim
Title (Hebrew)    פזמונים
Author    [Ms. - Liturgy]
City    [Yemen]
Publication Date    c. 1850
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [133] f., 244:93 mm., browning, scattered worming expertly repaired, bound in modern leather boards, ruled in blind. Ink on paper, classical Yeminite oblong shape, neat Yeminite Hebrew script, signed with partial date on final.
          
Detailed
Description
   Hymns and songs for the entire year. Yeminite liturgies date back to the time of the Second Temple. For hundreds of years the Jewish communities followed their traditional ways of secular and religious life, not being influenced by external trends and currents. Many of the hymns presented in this work are unknown to other Jewish communities.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Yemen
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Prayerbook
  
Kind of Judaica