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[Anti-Christian polemical treatise] : manuscript.

Publication:
[Orient, 11th century-15th century?]
Format/Description:
Book
1 fol. : complete.
Paper 19.3 X 14 cm material applied: black and red inks ruling method: left rule justified by stretching last character columns: 1 lines: 21.
Subjects:
Christianity -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Karaitic literature.
Polemics -- Early works to 1800.
Calendars -- Early works to 1800.
Religious disputations.
Language:
Judeo-Arabic. Hebrew Oriental semi-cursive.
Notes:
Incipits in enlarged characters in red ink, over a space.
Part of an anti-Christian polemical work in Judeo-Arabic, refuting the astronomical soundness of the Christian calendar in general, and of the computation of Easter in particular. The author refers to the Rabbinites as a sect אלרבאנין מן אליהוד, indicating that he is a Karaite. The folio includes the end of the second chapter, and the beginning of the third.
Forms part of: Cairo Genizah Collection.
Penn Provenance:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Cairo Genizah Collection (Dropsie College. Library).
Amram.
Cited in:
Halper, no. 445
IMHM, no. F38400
Contributor:
Cairo Genizah Collection (University of Pennsylvania. Center for Advanced Judaic Studies. Library).
Contained In:
Cairo Genizah Collection
Status/Location:
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