Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Mahzor Yannai : A Liturgical Work of the VIIth century Edited from Genizah Fragments. Israel Davidson, Louis Ginzberg, Notes and, Additional.
Mahzor Yannai : A Liturgical Work of the VIIth century Edited from Genizah Fragments.
Mahzor Yannai : A Liturgical Work of the VIIth century Edited from Genizah Fragments.

Mahzor Yannai : A Liturgical Work of the VIIth century Edited from Genizah Fragments.

New York: The Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XLIX, 55, IV, [4]pp. Original blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. The texts, edited for the first time in this volume, represent the remains of a large work of religious poetry, composed for every Sabbath of the year and grouped about the weekly portions of the Pentateuch, according to the divisions of the Triennial Cycle. Yannai, the author of these religious poems, flourished in the 7th century and is, therefore, next to Yose ben Yose, the oldest Payyetan. He is also reputed to have been the teacher of Kalir, the best known of all mediaeval liturgists. Minor shelf wear and soiling on binding. Previous owner's name on free front endpaper. Text in English and Hebrew. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. vg. Item #26527

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