Mother's Tehinnah for Elul, Vilna 1860 (50033)

איין נייע תחנה פון ראש חודש אלול - Women - Liturgy - Unrecorded

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Lot Number: 50033
Title (English): Mother's Tehinnah for Elul
Title (Hebrew): איין נייע תחנה פון ראש חודש אלול
Note: Women - Liturgy - Unrecorded
City: Vilna
Publisher: Romm
Publication Date: 1860
Estimated Price: $300.00 USD - $600.00 USD
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Physical Description

16 pp., octavo., 185:112 mm., nice margins, light age staining. A very good copy not bound.

Not listed in bibliographies; no copy in major collections.


Detail Description

Supplications in Yiddish for the month of Ellul.

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.


Hebrew Description

גרויסע תחנה אמהות פון ראש חודש אלול : וואס מען זאל לייענן גאנץ <אלול> אלע טאג, אויך איז דרינען <תחנות> פון <ראש השנה> בשעת מען נעמט אויס דיא <ספר תורה> אונ מען זאגט <שלש עשרה מדות> אויך אנדערי <תחנות> : דאס איז אלעס ארויס גנומן אויס פיל ספרים, אונ פון הזכרות נשמות.

מראש הטכסט.
באותיות צו"ר.


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