Two Karaim religious poems by Isaac ben Abraham Troki

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Henryk Jankowski

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This article presents two Karaim religious hymns attributed to the famous Lithuanian Karaite sage, Isaac ben Abraham Troki (1533–1594), the best known Lithuanian Karaite scholar in Europe, author of Ḥizzuk Emuna ‘The strengthening of faith’, which was translated into a number of European languages. The poems were found in two Karaite manuscripts, one undated, the other dated 1686.

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Jankowski, H. (2014). Two Karaim religious poems by Isaac ben Abraham Troki. Karaite Archives, (2), 35-57. https://doi.org/10.14746/ka.2014.2.02
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Henryk Jankowski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Modern Languages and Literature

professor at the Department of Asian Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, is the founder of the BA and MA study programs in Turkic languages in Poznań. His recent research concentrates on Karaim, Turkish, Kazakh and other Turkic languages.

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