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Seder K'riat Shema al ha-Mitah, Verona 1828

סדר קריאת שמע על המטה

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  • Lot Number 53215
  • Title (English) Seder K'riat Shema al ha-Mitah
  • Title (Hebrew) סדר קריאת שמע על המטה
  • Note Liturgy
  • City Verona
  • Publisher שלמה אהרן כהן
  • Publication Date 1826
  • Estimated Price - Low 300
  • Estimated Price - High 600

  • Item # 2338675
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Physical Description

Only edition. 8 ff., octavo, 205:125 mm., wide margins, crisp copy. A very good copy bound in contemporary wrappers.


Detail Description

Prior to going to sleep, many Jews recite the prayer which are believed to bring peace and comfort to one as they sleep. Scholars used to teach that during the night demons come searching for innocent souls, however, completing these prayers would protect the from such dangers. The bedtime prayers are structured around the Shema which Jews believe will protect them for the afterlife if they unexpectedly die while sleeping. Other prayers include Psalm 91 and Psalm 3.


Hebrew Description

נדפס לתשוקת הנערים אחים אשכנזים בר שמעון, נכדי... שלמה אהרן כהן... 

נדפס בהוצאות העורך, שלמה אהרן הכהן.

בראש השער: Compendium Oratio Noctis


Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 # 000307909