Caraites

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, form of Judaism, reputedly founded (8th cent.) in Persia by Anan ben David and originally known as Ananites. Its adherents were called Karaites after the 9th cent.
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In addition to material in Karaite Judaism, Shapira should prove to be an important source concerning Eastern European Karaites.