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Lot #    8532
Auction End Date    12/7/2004 10:36:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Tehinnah Davar Tov
Title (Hebrew)    תחנה דבר טוב
Author    [Women - Liturgy - Only Ed.]
City    Breslau
Publisher    Loeb Sulzbach
Publication Date    1812
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Only edition, [12] ff., 164:95 mm., nice margins, stained from usage. A very good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Liturgy in Judeo-German for women to recite during the High Holiday season, from Rosh Hashana to Hoshanah Rabba. The title explicitly states that the liturgy will be ineffective at other times. The pages are stained with tears - let by the previous owners during such services.

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
   Vinograd, Breslau 38; Not in CD-EPI
        
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Liturgy:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Judeo-German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica