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Shiviti

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Title Shiviti
Author
Language in Hebrew paper on cardboard
Place/Date Aleppo. 19th century
Physical app. One Hebrew leaf,26,5×34 cm, bad condition from Aleppo,Syria.
Content Shivviti the opening word,in Hebrew, of the verse: "I have set the lord always before me" (Ps.16:8). As a part of the daily prayer,the word became clichM for Jewish devotion and common language. During the 18th and 19th centuries, and up to the present a votive tablet called "Shivviti",principally containing the above verse, was put up in front of those praying in the synagogue.This Shivviti looks serves like an amulet, containing magical verses. This Shivviti comes from Aleppo.

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Manuscript