By Aharon Oppenheimer

The Jews of old Babylonia left their mark at the historical past at the Jewish humans greater than these of the other kingdom within the Diaspora. throughout the Sassanian interval Babylonia progressively outdated Eretz Israel because the major Jewish centre. The Babylonian Talmud verified the way of living not just of the Jews of Babylonia within the interval during which it used to be produced; greater than the other paintings it formed the full Jewish humans, its considering, its lifestyle, its courting with the area round, its legislation and principles in the course of the ages.A complete therapy featuring "western" proof including that of talmudic literature, hoewever, has previously been unavailable. the combo may also help to advertise a greater figuring out of the combined tradition involved. The examine supplies a handy complitaion of fabric that is largely scattered.

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The Jews of historical Babylonia left their mark at the background at the Jewish humans greater than these of the other state within the Diaspora. in the course of the Sassanian interval Babylonia progressively outdated Eretz Israel because the prime Jewish centre. The Babylonian Talmud verified the lifestyle not just of the Jews of Babylonia within the interval within which it used to be produced; greater than the other paintings it formed the complete Jewish humans, its pondering, its lifestyle, its dating with the area round, its legislations and principles throughout the a while.

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NJa'tnx Source 'Eruvin 5 1 b - 5 2 a s 1 a . x n r s a Tin-aw xnn -ins ^ m a a i s ? N j a n n x » Yisn "rn nin ^in an na r m 1 R a b b a h b . R a v H a n a n used to come [on the Sabbath] from Artivna Pumbadita; he said, My camp will be in Sinta. 2 to 3 B. , C 2 on the Tal. B a b . map). C. Identification The source testifies that Rabbah (or R a v a ) b . R a v Hanan, of the fourth generation o f Babylonian amoras, was accustomed to go to Pumbadita on the Sabbath from his home in Artivna, apparently in order to hear the sermon in the Pumbadita yeshiva.

978-1979): 96-97. , pp. 321-327; Lehmann, ZA 7 (1892): 330-332. , n. 15; Oelsner, Klio 60 (1978): 101-116; Sherwin-White, ZPE 47 (1982): 51-70. 1 9 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 3 — 53 — Babylon land restoration that Babylon, like Orchoi and Kuta, had an assembly linked with the temple, which recorded its deliberations in Accadian, and had its own officers, including some Greeks. There is thus good evidence to show that under the Seleucids Babylon enjoyed favorable treatment and an absence o f religious or cultural interference.

53—54: wa-atar 'amud Digla ila waqtina kada, etc. v. "Maisan," and see Qazwini, Bilad, p. 464. v. "Fam as-Silh" (under "Silh"). The assertion "as-Silh—Nahr Maisan" is cited from Muhtasar al-'ain, that is, an abridgement of Kitab al-'ain by alHalil b. Ahmad. The author of the Muhtasar is Muhammad b. al-Hasan az-Zubaidl (d. 989; see GAL, vol. 1, pp. 100, 132). The title of the parallel entry in Bakri is "'Ain as-Silh" (under "Silh"). Apparently '"Ain" here is just the '"Ain" in the title of the book quoted, that is, Kitab al-'ain or its abridgement Muhtasar al-'ain.

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