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KARAITE ANTHOLOGY : EXCERPTS FROM THE EARLY LITERATURE.

Nemoy, Leon.

Published by New Haven : Yale University Press., 1952
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8vo. Xxvi, 412 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S) : Karaites; Jewish literature translations into English. CONTNETS: Anan ben David; Benjamin al-Nahawandi; Daniel al-Kumisi; Jacob al-Kirkisani; Salomon ben Jeroham; Japheth ben Eli; Sahl ben masliah; Jeshuah ben Judah; Moses ben Abraham Dar'i; Moses ben Samuel of Damascus; Aaron ben Elijah; Samuel ben Moses al-Magribi; Ibn al-Hiti; Elijah ben Moses Basyatchi; Karaite liturgy. Nemoy (1901-1997) was born in Balta, Russia, studied languages in Odessa, and emigrated to the US in 1923, receiving a Ph. D from Yale in 1929. He was a librarian both in Russia and In the Unites States. Before emigrating, he worked at the Society for the Propagation of Knowledge in Odessa, the Academic Library of Odessa, and the University Library of Lvov, Poland. He began his career at Yale in 1923, eventually becoming the first curator of Hebrew and Arabic literature at the Sterling Memorial Library, and overseeing the acquisitions of Alexander Kohut Memorial Collection of Judaica and the Sholem Asch Collection. Nemoy's scholarly activities were mainly devoted to research on the history of the Karaites, including important translations and editions of Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic literature. (EJ, 2007) Ex library. Good condition. (SEF-12-11). Bookseller Inventory # 20943

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Title: KARAITE ANTHOLOGY : EXCERPTS FROM THE EARLY ...

Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press.

Publication Date: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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