BEGHI


BEGHI
BEGHI, family of Karaite scholars in Constantinople (15th–17th centuries). Its members include: ELIJAH AFIDAH (AFDAH) BEGHI (d. before 1641). Elijah wrote Hilkhot Sheḥitah, on the rules of slaughtering; Be'ur Asarah Ikkarim, on the ten principles of Karaite faith; Mikhtav Eliyahu, poems, verse compositions and tales; several responsa (all these works survived in manuscripts kept in various libraries). JOSEPH BEN MOSES (15th–16th centuries). Joseph was the pupil of the Karaite scholar abraham bali , who in 1505 wrote for Beghi and his fellow student, Joseph b. Caleb, his Issur Hadlakat Ner be-Shabbat, on the Karaite prohibition of kindling lights on the Sabbath. The cordial relationship between the Karaites and rabbanites at that period is attested by Joseph's correspondence with Rabbanite scholars. Two letters by Moses b. Jacob (evidently moses of kiev "ha-Goleh") to Beghi are preserved. Joseph wrote Iggeret Sukkah, on Sukkot; Keter Kehunnah, six homilies; Iggeret Kiryah Ne'emanah especially directed against the identification of the Karaites with the Sadducees, a work of literary and historical value since it mentions a number of earlier Karaite scholars; Iggeret Kelulah, an explanation of a problem in marriage law. Simḥah Isaac b. Moses Lutzki mentions two important works of Joseph which are no longer traceable: Shulḥan Ḥaverim, a book of precepts, and Safah Berurah, a philosophical work. MOSES BEN BENJAMIN (second half of the 16th century), wrote Mitzvot Moshe, a book of precepts including two essays "Ohel Moshe" on the calendar, and "Masat Moshe" on the Sabbath laws, published in Pinnat Yikrat by the karaite isaac b. solomon (1834; non-critical print, 2 vols., Ashdod 2005). Benjamin also composed liturgical poems, several of which have been included in the Karaite prayer book. -BIBLIOGRAPHY: A. Neubauer, Aus der Petersburger Bibliothek (1866), 46n, 122; Danon, in: JQR 15 (1924/25), 337–39; HB, 17 (1877), 12; Mann, Texts, 2 (1935), 294n, 300, 302; Simḥah Isaac b. Moses (Lutzki), Oraḥ Ẓaddikim (1966), 98, 99, 107, 109; Z. Ankori, Karaites in Byzantium (1959), 36n, 58, 279. ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: M.L. Wilensky, in: PAAJR 40 (1972) 109–146; M. Polliack (ed.), Karaite Judaism: A Guide to Its History and Literary Sources, (2003), index. (Isaak Dov Ber Markon)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Beghi — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Galileo Beghi (1874–1944), italienischer Politiker Luisella Beghi (1922–2006), italienische Schauspielerin Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lyab-i Hauz — (from Persian: لب حوض meaning: by the pond ), or Lyab i Khauz, is the name of the area surrounding one of the few remaining hauz (ponds) that have survived in the city of Bukhara. Until the Soviet period there were many such ponds, which were the …   Wikipedia

  • Haunted Forest (film) — Infobox Film name = Haunted Forest caption = director = Mauro Borrelli producer = writer = starring =Sevy Di Cione Kiralee Hayashi Edoardo Beghi music = cinematography = editing = distributor = Fotocomics Productions released = June 26, 2007… …   Wikipedia

  • Post-traumatic epilepsy — Classification and external resources eMedicine NEURO/318 MeSH D004834 Post traumatic epilep …   Wikipedia

  • Bukhara — Infobox Settlement official name = Bukhara native name =Buxoro imagesize = 250px image caption = Mir i Arab madrasah image map caption = pushpin pushpin label position =bottom pushpin mapsize = 300 pushpin map caption =Location in Uzbekistan… …   Wikipedia

  • Tile — For other uses, see Tile (disambiguation). Decorative tilework in Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque, Isfahan, Iran early 17th century A tile is a manufactured piece of hard wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, or even glass. Tiles are generally …   Wikipedia

  • Atom Heart Mother (suite) — Infobox Song Name = Atom Heart Mother Artist = Pink Floyd Album = Atom Heart Mother Released = October 10, 1970 track no = 1 Recorded = March, April, June 1970 Abbey Road, London Genre = Progressive rock, psychedelic rock, symphonic rock Length …   Wikipedia

  • Post-traumatic seizure — Post traumatic seizures (PTS) are seizures that result from traumatic brain injury (TBI), brain damage caused by physical trauma. PTS may be a risk factor for post traumatic epilepsy (PTE), but a person who has a seizure or seizures due to… …   Wikipedia

  • Epileptogenesis — is a process by which a normal brain develops epilepsy, a chronic condition in which seizures occur.cite journal |author=McNamara JO, Huang YZ, Leonard AS |title=Molecular signaling mechanisms underlying epileptogenesis |journal=Sci. STKE |volume …   Wikipedia

  • Iranische Mythologie — Das Gebiet der Entstehung der iranischen Mythologie und die wesentliche Region ihres kulturellen Wirkens umschließen insbesondere den heutigen Iran, Afghanistan, Tadschikistan, Mesopotamien sowie Kurdistan, den Kaukasus, Belutschistan und Teile… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.