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Siddur Rav Saadia Gaon (Soft Cover)

Siddur Rav Saadia Gaon (Soft Cover)

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The Siddur of Rav Saadia Gaon is the first known attempt to transcribe the weekly ritual of Jewish prayers for week-days, Shabbats, and festivals.

The text also contains liturgical poetry by Rav Saadia, as well as Arabic language commentary. There is no known extant manuscript of the entire text, though there is a near complete manuscript in Oxford University. Fragments have also been found in the Cairo Genizah. The prayer book apparently served as a basis for later efforts to codify the Jewish prayer ritual and set it down in writing and was imitated by later authors.

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By: Rabbi Saadia Gaon | Publisher: Reuven Mass | Language: Hebrew | Volumes: 1 | Pages: 438 | Binding: Soft | Size: 9.75 inch. X 7 inch.

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