Ottoman Book Culture : Karaite Bible in Karaim translation

Ottoman Book Culture

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Sections of the Hebrew Bible translated into the northern Crimean dialect of the Karaim language, written in Hebrew characters. It contains the Pentateuch (folios <a dir='auto' href='' onclick='store.loadPage(11);return false;'>1a</a>-244b; some leaves missing and incomplete at the end) followed by a fragment from Lamentations (folios <a dir='auto' href='' onclick='store.loadPage(513);return false;'>245a-b</a>). With Hebrew lemmata, usually in the form of the first word of each verse. The Hebrew original of Genesis 1:1, Exodus 1:1 and the last verses of Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers are given in full. </p>

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