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  • compiled by Kefeli V. I. and A.Kalevich

    The culture and history of Crimean Karaites are widely described in the album. This issue differs much from preceding publications on this topic. It seems to be the first well-illustrated album with unique material gathered from Karaite families’ archives and rare albums. Most of lithographs, drawings and photos included in ...

  • compiled by A. Kefeli

    The content of the album is based on the rare archive data on Hadj (Aliyah) - journey of Karaites to Holy Land. Many generations of Karaites Hadji keep in their memory the stories of Hadj and repeat them in mejuma for the children and grandchildren. In the Karaite community the ...

  • compiled by Mireyev Victor Vadimovich

    В альбоме впервые собрана уникальная информация о более чем 20 караимских кенасса: в Евпатории, Чуфут-Кале, Луцке, Киеве, Симферополе, Севастополе, Харькове, Бахчисарае, Галиче, Феодосии, Паневежисе, Троках, Вильнюсе, Ашдоде, Рамле, Иерусалиме, Каире, Дэйли-Сити, Стамбуле. Представлено 160 фотографий (из них 20 - цветных). Некоторые фотографии опубликованы впервые.

  • E.I.Lebedeva

    The book describes the situation and struggle of Crimean Karaites during of Crimean (Eastern War) of 1853-1856 and after-war period.

  • Kogonashvili K.K.

    The dictionary includes more than 1100 articles, which explain the basic concepts and terms, give biographical data of prominent figures related to the history of Crimea, as well as a brief description of the most important events and facts of the Crimean history. The size of personal articles and the ...

  • Lebedeva E.I.

    A book is written according to earlier unknown archive materials, which cast light on the role of small Turkic nation played in the Eastern war 1854-1855. Author clears history of Crimean Karaites. Here he writes about entwined fates of the Karaites in these hard and heroic times, their help to ...

  • N.A. Baskakov, A. Zajanczkowski, S.M. Szapszal and others

    Karaite-Russian-Polish dictionary is a main Karaite dictionary ever compiled. Karaite words are given in the spelling of Crimean, Troki and Halich dialects. A transcription of all the Karaite words in Latin letters is given. Majority of the words is given with examples provided: бэрнэ [berne] - дар, подарок; жертва, приношение ...

  • V.I.Kefeli and E.I. Lebedeva

    The book is dedicated to life, traditions, customs and religion of Crimean Karaites. What puts the book in a class by itself is that ways of living of Karaites in harsh conditions of plain Crimea and cities placed in mountains are examined thoroughly.

  • Yalpachik G.S.

    The Karaite language is of considerable interest as one of the most ancient Turkic languages. The phrasebook includes the most common phrases of everyday life and is supplemented with thematic glossary, a brief Karaites (Crimean dialect)-Russian dictionary and a basic data on the grammar of Karaite language. The book also ...

  • Prokhorov D.A.

    The purpose of this book is the reconstruction of history and life of Ilya Ilyich Kazas - a prominent Karaite teacher, scientist and public figure, and on its basis - a comprehensive study of the educational movement among Karaite and Crimean Tatars in the second half of XIX - early ...

  • Duvan S.E.

    Documentary materials presented in this book recreate a vivid personality, a talented organizer and ardent patriot of his city, one of the most prominent figures of Crimea - Semion Ezrovich Duvan (1870-1957). Within a few years as a mayor, he turned a deaf corner of Crimea - provincial Eupatoria - ...

  • G.S.Yalpachik

    Includes also Crimean Karaite-Russian dictionary, Crimean Karaite songs, proverbs, riddles, prosodies. This book is well-illustrated. Grammar material is provided with new words and phrases that aim to make you learn spoken Karaite language. A very good manual for each one wanting to study the Crimean dialect of Karaite.

  • K. M. Musayev

    This book gives brief data on phonetics, morphology and syntax of Trakai and Galich dialects of the Karaite language.

  • Kobeckaite G.

    In this essay, the history of Polish and Lithuanian Karaites revealed through the role of religion in the formation of their identity for centuries. The book includes examples of texts in the Trakai dialect of Karaite language as well.

  • Gertsen A. G., Mogarichev Y. M.

    This book is a result of work of professional archeologists that investigated a main cultural and spiritual center of Karaims, Chufut-kale. Investigating special architectural features, cultural layers and manuscripts they seek to prove singularity of this castle in the history of East.

  • Y. Krikun, V. Danilenko

    There is an ancient walled town in the vicinity of Bakhchisaray (Crimea). It's Djuft Kale, a relic of a nearly extinct people, the Crimean Karaites, descendants of Khazars. The essay tells you about famous prisoners and visitors of the town, kings and travellers, water-supply system and is concluded by a ...

  • A. Mardkovich

    «В свете луны» - уникальное философское произведение, написанное на диалекте луцких караимов Александром Мардковичем в 1933 году. Его композиция напоминает античные диалоги: сюжет построен на споре рибби Давида с рибби Мордхаем. На протяжении всей книги они ведут диспут, в ходе которого обсуждают вопросы происхождения, религии и культуры караимов, приводят аргументы, ...

  • compiled by V. Penbek

    Ways of Karaite families in emigration after Bolshevik Revolution were winding, full of ups and downs. The Archive of the Dmitry Aleksandrovich Penbeсk, (Nice, France), contains documents of two Crimean Karaite families - Penbek (Yekaterinodar) and Kefeli (Sebastopol, Crimea) that have emigrated from ruined Russian Empire. The end of the ...

  • compiled by A. Kefeli, photoes by B.Taimaz

    The Institute publishes hereby the archive photoes taken by Boris Taimaz - an unprejudiced and assiduous chronicler of life of Moscow Karaite community. These photoes conjointly with articles in "Karaite News" show a real panorama, an original canvas of passions and joys of this small community of the ancient Crimean ...

  • V. Kefeli (compiler)

    This issue of Institute archive is devoted to the Karaites of Istanbul. Here, in Turkey they have been living during 10 centuries, here they have been keeping up precepts; here they gave a good reception to A. Firkovich and M. Szapszal. The relative, cultural and social conditions of brotherly connections ...