Lot 116: Samaritan Manuscript - Siddur and Piyyutim for Holidays, 18th-19th Century
November 15, 2016
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Description: Samaritan manuscript which includes Siddur and Piyyutim for holidays. [Nablus, 18th and 19th century]. On leaf  the manuscript is dated: 1707; copied by: Mashallamah ben Ab-Sakuwah Haddanafi, (late 17th - early 18th century). It is stated on leaf  that the manuscript was completed in 1872 by the High Priest Ya'akov ben Aharon (lived in the years 1840-1916). The manuscript includes prayers for Passover: Zevach Pesach, Shabbat Moed Pesach, Piyyutim for the seven days of Pesach, and more. Bound at the end of the manuscript are nine leaves written in Arabic, describing the pilgrimage to offer a sacrifice in Pesach, holiday of Matzot, and a story about storms and rains in 1872.  leaves, 21 cm. Fair-poor condition. Worming. Tears and stains. New leather binding.