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This chapter presents various plates with reference to the liturgical poetry of the Karaite poet Moses ben Abraham Darʿī. The book presents the liturgical setting of poems and how they were recited in the synagogue. Moses Darʿī poems on the pārāshōt are the earliest known Karaite source connected to the liturgical cycle of Torah readings according to the Babylonian annual cycle. The corpus of the book consists of this cycle of one hundred poems on the pārāshōt by the twelfth-century Egyptian Karaite poet Moses Darʿī.

Keywords: Karaite prayer; liturgical poetry; Moses ben Abraham Darʿī.; pārāshōt



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