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Author Yeshaya, Joachim J. M. S.

Title Poetry and memory in Karaite prayer : the liturgical poetry of the Karaite poet Moses ben Abraham Darʻī / by Joachim J.M.S. Yeshaya
Published Leiden : Brill, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 317 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
Series Etudes sur le judaïsme médiéval, 0169-815X ; Tome 61
Karaite texts and studies ; volume 6
Etudes sur le judaïsme médiéval ; t. 61
Karaite texts and studies ; v. 6
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Karaite Liturgy and Poetry -- 1.1. Karaite Prayer and Liturgy -- 1.2. Karaite Liturgical Poetry before Aaron ben Joseph -- 1.3. Moses Dari's Poems and the Pentateuch Portions -- 2. Language, Rhetoric, Prosody -- 2.1. Hebrew Language, Style, and Rhetoric -- 2.2. Poetic Personae -- 2.2.1. God as Speaker -- 2.2.2. People of Israel -- 2.2.3. Poet-Precentor -- 2.3. Prosodic Features, Poetic Forms, Name Acrostics -- 2.4. Wazn Indications: Judah ha-Levi as Poetic Role-Model? -- 3. Thematic Elements -- 3.1. Praise of God -- 3.2. The Holiness of the Sabbath Day -- 3.3. The Covenant and the People of Israel -- 3.4. Moses, Mount Sinai, and the Giving of the Torah -- 3.5. Destruction and Rebuilding of Jerusalem and Temple -- 3.6. Suffering of Israel in Exile -- 3.7. The Others: Christians and Muslims -- 3.8. Penitential Themes -- 3.9. Longing for the Realization of Deliverance -- 4. Edition -- 4.1. Genesis -- 4.2. Exodus -- 4.3. Leviticus -- 4.4. Numbers -- 4.5. Deuteronomy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Hebrew texts appear with translation
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Subject Darʻī, Moses ben Abraham, active 12th century-13th century -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hebrew poetry, Medieval -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
Karaites -- Liturgy -- Texts.
Piyutim.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Texts.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004262113 (electronic bk.)
9789004262119 (electronic bk.)