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Bibil Identifier bibil:245748
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Poetry and Memory in Karaite Prayer
Title (English, ) The Liturgical Poetry of the Karaite Poet Moses ben Abraham Darʿī. Karaite Texts and Studies Volume 6
Author Yeshaya, Joachim J.M.S.
Series Études sur le judaïsme médiéval (Volume: LXI)
Series Karaite Texts and Studies (Volume: 6)
Year (Publication) 2014
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2014
Year (Copyright) 2014
Year (Reference) 2014
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 38160
Place 296.6
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-25991-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xvi Pages
324 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract In Poetry and Memory in Karaite Prayer Joachim Yeshaya offers an edition of liturgical poems which the Karaite poet Moses Darʿī composed in twelfth-century Egypt as introductory poems for the Torah readings on each Sabbath. The Hebrew text and Judaeo-Arabic heading of each poem are provided in the original order attested in the manuscript NLR Evr. I 802, dated to the fifteenth century. Every poem comes with a commentary section consisting of English commentary essays and bilingual (Hebrew / English) line-by-line annotations. In the conclusion following this edition, Joachim Yeshaya demonstrates how Darʿī’s liturgical poems are among the earliest examples of the introduction of poetry, Andalusian Rabbanite poetical norms, and the “memory” of being exiled from Jerusalem into Karaite prayer.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Important Persons and Movements : Middle Ages : Karaites
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