From: William J Poser (wjposer@ldc.upenn.edu)
Date: Thu Jul 12 2007 - 23:07:29 CDT

  • Next message: Philippe Verdy: "RE: Karaite manuscript (was: Phetsarat font, Lao unicode)"

    The Karaites are of interest for several other reasons. In Russia
    they managed to persuade the czars that they were not responsible
    for the death of Jesus and thereby got themselves exempted from
    much of the persecution to which Jews were otherwise subjected.

    The Lithuanian/Polish Karaites speak a Turkic language
    with the very unusual property of having consonantal palatal

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Thu Jul 12 2007 - 23:11:26 CDT