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Africae Description/Description of Africa in Latin Original by Leo Africanus. Page 127 Carraum Qara'un (Qaraites), mentioned as living among the atlas mountains among the Berber Jews in the 1526.
Compare with English translation: http://books.google.com/books?id=ZIBMAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA368&lpg=PA368&dq=carraum+africa&source=bl&ots=VMVS1oEW6Z&sig=QxkVGLc5yK-l_eWF8juKYfZUH6I&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Vb_5UsSLF4jr0gGY_IHQDA&ved=0CDIQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=carraum%20africa&f=false
Compare with Rambam on Berber and Tunisian Jews being suspected of Qaraism, as well as the impact of Qaraite Hakham Dawid ben Avraham Al-Fasi (of Fez/Fas), and the translation of the Torah in the Arabic published in the 16th century by Erpenius.