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ABRAHAM HA-SEPHARDI:

Hebrew poet and ritualist. He was rabbi at Arta in 1521. Though not a Karaite, he has been credited with the authorship of the seven poems of four lines each which precede the different sections of the Nineteenth Psalm, printed in the Karaite prayer-book for use during the seven days of Passover.

Bibliography:
  • Zunz, Ritus, p. 161;
  • idem, S. P. p. 543.
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